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ADJ-GRADED (disapproval)

If you describe a person as twisted, you dislike them because you think they are strange in an unpleasant way.

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twɪ̱stɪdIf you describe a person as twisted, you dislike them because you think they are strange in an unpleasant way.Examples

He has been described as bitter and twisted, a man scorned...
The letter showed horribly clearly the workings of a twisted mind.

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Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)twisting
Past Participle (Participle II)twisted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I twistwe twist
you twistyou twist
he/she/it twiststhey twist
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am twistingwe are twisting
you are twistingyou are twisting
he/she/it is twistingthey are twisting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have twistedwe have twisted
you have twistedyou have twisted
he/she/it has twistedthey have twisted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been twistingwe have been twisting
you have been twistingyou have been twisting
he/she/it has been twistingthey have been twisting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I twistedwe twisted
you twistedyou twisted
he/she/it twistedthey twisted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was twistingwe were twisting
you were twistingyou were twisting
he/she/it was twistingthey were twisting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had twistedwe had twisted
you had twistedyou had twisted
he/she/it had twistedthey had twisted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been twistingwe had been twisting
you had been twistingyou had been twisting
he/she/it had been twistingthey had been twisting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will twistwe shall/will twist
you will twistyou will twist
he/she/it will twistthey will twist
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be twistingwe shall/will be twisting
you will be twistingyou will be twisting
he/she/it will be twistingthey will be twisting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have twistedwe shall/will have twisted
you will have twistedyou will have twisted
he/she/it will have twistedthey will have twisted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been twistingwe shall/will have been twisting
you will have been twistingyou will have been twisting
he/she/it will have been twistingthey will have been twisting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would twistwe should/would twist
you would twistyou would twist
he/she/it would twistthey would twist
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be twistingwe should/would be twisting
you would be twistingyou would be twisting
he/she/it would be twistingthey would be twisting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have twistedwe should/would have twisted
you would have twistedyou would have twisted
he/she/it would have twistedthey would have twisted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been twistingwe should/would have been twisting
you would have been twistingyou would have been twisting
he/she/it would have been twistingthey would have been twisting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am twistedwe are twisted
you are twistedyou are twisted
he/she/it is twistedthey are twisted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being twistedwe are being twisted
you are being twistedyou are being twisted
he/she/it is being twistedthey are being twisted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been twistedwe have been twisted
you have been twistedyou have been twisted
he/she/it has been twistedthey have been twisted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was twistedwe were twisted
you were twistedyou were twisted
he/she/it was twistedthey were twisted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being twistedwe were being twisted
you were being twistedyou were being twisted
he/she/it was being twistedthey were being twisted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been twistedwe had been twisted
you had been twistedyou had been twisted
he/she/it had been twistedthey had been twisted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be twistedwe shall/will be twisted
you will be twistedyou will be twisted
he/she/it will be twistedthey will be twisted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been twistedwe shall/will have been twisted
you will have been twistedyou will have been twisted
he/she/it will have been twistedthey will have been twisted