Need another word that means the same as “twisted”? Find 24 synonyms and 30 related words for “twisted” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Twisted” are: distorted, misrepresented, perverted, warped, deviant, depraved, corrupt, abnormal, unhealthy, aberrant, corrupted, debauched, debased, degenerate, sadistic, evil, wicked, hurt, unwholesome, undesirable, morbid, macabre, ghoulish, unnatural
Twisted as an Adjective
Definitions of "Twisted" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “twisted” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Forced out of its natural or proper shape; crumpled.
- (of a joint) injured by wrenching; sprained.
- Having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented.
- (of a personality or a way of thinking) unpleasantly or unhealthily abnormal; warped.
Synonyms of "Twisted" as an adjective (24 Words)
|aberrant||Departing from an accepted standard.|
|abnormal||Not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm.|
Participants with abnormal results were invited to undergo further diagnostic testing.
|corrupt||Touched by rot or decay.|
Humanity they knew to be corrupt from the day of Adam s creation.
|corrupted||Containing errors or alterations.|
Spoke a corrupted version of the language.
|debased||Reduced in quality or value.|
A debased currency.
|debauched||Indulging in or characterized by excessive indulgence in sex, alcohol, or drugs.|
Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society.
|degenerate||(of an energy level) corresponding to more than one quantum state.|
Degenerate offshoots from the main line of vertebrate progress.
|depraved||Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good.|
He was a depraved lecher.
|deviant||Markedly different from an accepted norm.|
A deviant ideology.
|distorted||Giving a misleading or false account or impression; misrepresented.|
|evil||Of a force or spirit embodying or associated with the forces of the devil.|
|ghoulish||Morbidly interested in death or disaster.|
She told the story with ghoulish relish.
|hurt||Damaged inanimate objects or their value.|
Dogs and cats with hurt paws.
|macabre||Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror.|
Macabre tortures conceived by madmen.
|misrepresented||Having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented.|
|morbid||Caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology.|
The treatment of morbid obesity.
|perverted||Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good.|
This sudden surge of perverted patriotism.
|sadistic||Deriving pleasure from inflicting pain, suffering, or humiliation on others.|
She took a sadistic pleasure in tormenting him.
|undesirable||Not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse.|
Legislation excluding undesirable aliens.
|unhealthy||Not conducive to good health.|
An unhealthy diet.
|unnatural||Contrary to the ordinary course of nature; abnormal.|
The formal tone of the programmes caused them to sound stilted and unnatural.
|unwholesome||Detrimental to physical or moral well-being.|
The use of the living room as sleeping quarters led to unwholesome crowding.
|warped||Used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture.|
The floors were warped and cracked.
Under wicked fire from the enemy s guns.
Usage Examples of "Twisted" as an adjective
- A man with a twisted mind.
- The crash left a trail of twisted metal across the carriageway.
- Suffering a twisted ankle, he was carried from the field.
- Many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality.
Associations of "Twisted" (30 Words)
|aquiline||Like an eagle.|
|artful||Not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness- David Cannadine.|
Her artful wiles.
|askew||Turned or twisted toward one side.|
The judging was a bit askew.
|asymmetrical||Having parts or aspects that are not equal or equivalent; unequal.|
|bent||Fixed in your purpose.|
A piece of bent wire.
|crooked||Irregular in shape or outline.|
Crooked country roads.
|curve||Form an arch or curve.|
He relies on a couple of curves and a modest fastball.
|disingenuous||Not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness- David Cannadine.|
This journalist was being somewhat disingenuous as well as cynical.
|distorted||So badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly.|
His report gives a distorted view of the meeting.
|exaggerated||Regarded or represented as larger, better, or worse than in reality.|
Thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes.
|garble||A garbled account or transmission.|
Most readers assumed the word was a typographical garble.
|gnarled||Knobbly, rough, and twisted, especially with age.|
Gnarled and knotted hands.
|hooked||Having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold.|
A girl who got hooked on cocaine.
She flashed him an insincere smile.
|lopsided||With one side lower or smaller than the other.|
A lopsided grin.
|manipulative||Relating to manipulation of an object or part of the body.|
The early manipulative techniques of a three year old child.
|morbid||Of the nature of or indicative of disease.|
A morbid growth.
|refractive||Of or relating to or capable of refraction.|
The refractive characteristics of the eye.
|turn||The act of turning away or in the opposite direction.|
There was still the sea by way of which the Persians hoped to turn all mountain or isthmus defence lines.
|twist||Force producing twisting torque.|
Her pretty features twisted into a fearsome expression.
|underhand||Acting or done in a secret or dishonest way.|
|underhanded||With hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level.|
|warped||Abnormal or strange; distorted.|
A warped sense of humour.
|wily||Skilled at gaining an advantage, especially deceitfully.|
A wily old attorney.
|wind||Wind instruments or specifically woodwind instruments forming a band or a section of an orchestra.|
The birds could not have seen us or winded us.
|winding||The act of winding or twisting.|
Winding roads are full of surprises.
I did manage to worm a few details out of him.
|wrest||Obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically.|
Wrest power from the old government.
|wry||(of a person’s face or features) twisted into an expression of disgust, disappointment, or annoyance.|
A wry neck.
|zigzag||A turn on a zigzag course.|
The path zigzagged between dry rises in the land.