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crookedness

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Crookedness \Crook"ed*ness\, noun The condition or quality of being crooked; hence, deformity of body or of mind; deviation from moral rectitude; perverseness.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

crookedness

noun

1: a tortuous and twisted shape or position; "they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs"; "the acrobat performed incredible contortions" [syn: {tortuosity}, {tortuousness}, {torsion}, {contortion}, {crookedness}]

2: having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles [ant: {straightness}]

3: the quality of being deceitful and underhanded [syn: {crookedness}, {deviousness}]


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