How Do You Spell DISTORTIONS?

Correct spelling for the English word "distortions" is [d_ɪ_s_t_ˈɔː_ʃ_ə_n_z], [dɪstˈɔːʃənz], [dɪstˈɔːʃənz]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for DISTORTIONS

Below is the list of 311 misspellings for the word "distortions". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for DISTORTIONS

  1. The allusion will not be casual and remote nor be obtained by undue inflexions and distortions but however complicated the name may appear it will resolve itself easily into the original terms and when resolved the truth of the etymology will be ascertained by the concomitant history - "A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I." by Jacob Bryant
  2. Distortions of roots may be brought about in various ways by the hindrances afforded by stones - "Disease in Plants" by H. Marshall Ward
  3. Grotesque images of ideal beings and monstrous distortions of nature are sometimes seen upon the ballustrades of bridges and in their temples where the niches are filled with gigantic gods of baked clay sometimes painted with gaudy colours and sometimes plastered over with gold leaf or covered with a coat of varnish - "Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton" by John Barrow
  4. It was a crayon portrait of his wife made from an enlarged photograph a poor piece of work almost ludicrous in its distortions of proportion and perspective - "The Plum Tree" by David Graham Phillips
  5. We'll have fog to night observed Dumsby to Brand pausing in the operation of polishing a reflector in which his fat face was mirrored with the most indescribable and dreadful distortions - "The Lighthouse" by Robert Ballantyne