(instance of) distorting or being distorted:
a distortion of the facts.
pull or twist (sth) out of its shape:
a heap of distorted metal
a face distorted by pain.
make (sth) look or sound unnatural:
a distorting mirror,
ie one which people look long and thin, short and fat, etc. *
The announcement was so distorted that I could'nt understand what wa said.
give false announce of (sth); misrepresent:
distort sb's words, motives, point of view, etc
The Government were accused of having systematically distorted the protester's case.