misshapen

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Inherited from Middle English mysshapen, misse shapen, mysshape, mysshap; equivalent to mis- +‎ shapen.

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  • IPA(key): /mɪsˈʃeɪ.pən/, (commonly) [mɪʃˈʃeɪ.pən]
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misshapen (comparative more misshapen, superlative most misshapen)

  1. Having a bad, ugly or awkward shape; deformed; malformed.
    Synonyms: misproportioned; see also Thesaurus:misshapen
  2. Morally or intellectually warped.

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