Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: warped
IPA transcription: [w'ɔɹpt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: warped
    Meaning: used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture; "the floors were warped and cracked"
Usage examples
  • It has never been painted and the boards are all warped out of shape.
  • But your mind is warped by an innate principle of general integrity, and therefore not accessible to the cool reasonings of family partiality, or a desire of revenge."
  • It was not to save Odette Rider that he sent his note to Scotland Yard, but rather to avenge himself upon the man who had killed the only woman in the world who had touched his warped nature.
  • As soon would I discuss the effect of sound with the deaf, or the nature of colours with the blind, as aim at illuminating with conviction a mind so warped by prejudice, so much the slave of unruly and illiberal passions.
  • The water ghost appeared at the specified time, and found the heir of Harrowby prepared; but hot as the room was, it shortened her visit by no more than five minutes in the hour, during which time the nervous system of the young master was well-nigh shattered, and the room itself was cracked and warped to an extent which required the outlay of a large sum of money to remedy.