DEFORMITY By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The distortion or malformation of a part of the body. See disfigurement. DEFORMITY: "Joe had a malformed hand that was a deformity." Related Psychology Terms FACIAL DISFIGUREMENT BODY-SIZE OVERESTIMATION BODY-SIZE OVERESTIMATION BODY IMAGE ASSESSMENT (BIA) BODY DISTORTION ABNORMALITY BODY DISFIGUREMENT PERCEPTUAL DISTURBANCE PECTUS CARINATUM RHINOLALIA Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DEFORMITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deformity/ (accessed January 21, 2018).