Definition of Tortuousness

1. Noun. A tortuous and twisted shape or position. "The acrobat performed incredible contortions"

Exact synonyms: Contortion, Crookedness, Torsion, Tortuosity
Generic synonyms: Distorted Shape, Distortion
Derivative terms: Contort, Contortionist, Tortuous, Tortuous



2. Noun. Puzzling complexity.

Definition of Tortuousness

1. Noun. The property of being tortuous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tortuousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tortuousness

tortoni
tortonis
tortrices
tortricid
tortricid moth
tortricids
tortrix
tortrixes
torts
tortulous
tortuosities
tortuosity
tortuous
tortuous aorta
tortuously
tortuousness (current term)
tortuousnesses
torturable
torture
torture chamber
torture stake
torture stakes
tortured
torturedly
torturedness
torturer
torturers
tortures
torturesome
torturess

Literary usage of Tortuousness

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1. Some French Writers by Edward Delille (1893)
"tortuousness in a young writer is often a promising fault—giving unmistakable token of earnestness and sincerity of feeling, struggling painfully, ..."

2. The River-names of Europe by Robert Ferguson (1862)
"Hence the river-names from this root have in some cases the sense of rapidity, and in others of tortuousness ; and these two senses are somewhat at variance ..."

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