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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated distortion as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

24 November 2020
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 9 answers for the crossword clue 'distortion', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given distortion a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen distortion as an answer itself some 17 times.

distortion is a single word clue made up of 10 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 18 August 2020 with the answer being TRAVESTY, we also found TRAVESTY to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The mistake of misrepresenting the facts
  • A change for the worse
  • The act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  • An optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image
  • A change (usually undesired) in the waveform of an acoustic or analog electrical signal; the difference between two measurements of a signal (as between the input and output signal); "heavy metal guitar players use vacuum tube amplifiers to produce extreme distortion"
  • A shape resulting from distortion

Crossword Answers

7 Letters

TORTURE
The deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"

8 Letters

TRAVESTY chris roberson
A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

TWISTING
The act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"

9 Letters

STRAINING
An intense or violent exertion

10 Letters

ABERRATION
An optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image

11 Letters

DEFORMATION
The act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)

14 Letters

DISTORTEDSHAPE
A shape resulting from distortion

OVERREFINEMENT
The act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

17 Letters

OPTICALABERRATION
An optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image

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