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Bent vs. Angular — What's the Difference?

Bent vs. Angular — What's the Difference?

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Bent

Past tense and past participle of bend1.
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Angular

Having, forming, or consisting of an angle or angles.
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Bent

Altered from an originally straight or even condition
Picked up pieces of bent wire.
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Angular

Measured by an angle or by degrees of an arc.
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Bent

Determined to take a course of action
I was bent on going to the concert.
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Angular

Bony and lean; gaunt
An angular face.
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Bent

Chiefly British Corrupt; venal.
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Angular

Lacking grace or smoothness; awkward
An angular gait.
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Bent

A tendency, disposition, or inclination
"The natural bent of my mind was to science" (Thomas Paine).
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Angular

Rigid, stiff, and unyielding in character or disposition
"the cold, angular brand of materialism" (David K. Willis).
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Bent

A transverse structural member or framework that is used for strengthening a bridge or trestle.
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Angular

Relating or pertaining to an angle, or angles.
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Bent

Bentgrass.
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Angular

Having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner
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Bent

The stiff stalk of various grasses.
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Angular

Sharp-cornered; pointed.
An angular figure
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Bent

An area of grassland unbounded by hedges or fences.
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Angular

Measured by an angle.
Angular distance
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Bent

Simple past tense and past participle of bend
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Angular

Lean, lank.
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Bent

(Of something that is usually straight) Folded, dented.
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Angular

Ungraceful; lacking grace.
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Bent

Corrupt, dishonest.
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Angular

(figuratively) Sharp and stiff in character.
He's remarkably angular in his habits and appearance.
She is an angular female.
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Bent

Homosexual.
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Angular

(organic chemistry) Composed of three or more rings attached to a single carbon atom (the rings not all being in the same plane).
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Bent

Determined or insistent.
He was bent on going to Texas, but not even he could say why.
They were bent on mischief.
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Angular

(anatomy) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes.
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Bent

(Of a person) leading a life of crime.
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Angular

Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered; pointed; as, an angular figure.
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Bent

Inaccurately aimed.
That shot was so bent it left the pitch.
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Angular

Measured by an angle; as, angular distance.
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Bent

Suffering from the bends.
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Angular

Fig.: Lean; lank; raw-boned; ungraceful; sharp and stiff in character; as, remarkably angular in his habits and appearance; an angular female.
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Bent

(slang) High from both marijuana and alcohol.
Man, I am so bent right now!
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Angular

A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes.
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Bent

An inclination or talent.
He had a natural bent for painting.
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Angular

Measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle;
Angular momentum
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Bent

A predisposition to act or react in a particular way.
His mind was of a technical bent.
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Angular

Having angles or an angular shape
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Bent

The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity.
The bent of a bow
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Bent

A declivity or slope, as of a hill.
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Bent

Particular direction or tendency; flexion; course.
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Bent

(carpentry) A transverse frame of a framed structure; a subunit of framing.
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Bent

Such a subunit as a component of a barn's framing, joined to other bents by girts and summer beams.
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Bent

Such a subunit as a reinforcement to, or integral part of, a bridge's framing.
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Bent

Tension; force of acting; energy; impetus.
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Bent

Any of various stiff or reedy grasses.
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Bent

A grassy area, grassland.
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Bent

The old dried stalks of grasses.
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Bent

Changed by pressure so as to be no longer straight; crooked; as, a bent pin; a bent lever.
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Bent

Strongly inclined toward something, so as to be resolved, determined, set, etc.; - said of the mind, character, disposition, desires, etc., and used with on; as, to be bent on going to college; he is bent on mischief.
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Bent

The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity; as, the bent of a bow.
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Bent

A declivity or slope, as of a hill.
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Bent

A leaning or bias; proclivity; tendency of mind; inclination; disposition; purpose; aim.
With a native bent did good pursue.
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Bent

Particular direction or tendency; flexion; course.
Bents and turns of the matter.
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Bent

A transverse frame of a framed structure.
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Bent

Tension; force of acting; energy; impetus.
The full bent and stress of the soul.
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Bent

A reedlike grass; a stalk of stiff, coarse grass.
His spear a bent, both stiff and strong.
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Bent

A grass of the genus Agrostis, esp. Agrostis vulgaris, or redtop. The name is also used of many other grasses, esp. in America.
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Bent

Any neglected field or broken ground; a common; a moor.
Bowmen bickered upon the bent.
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Bent

A relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way;
The set of his mind was obvious
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Bent

Grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
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Bent

A special way of doing something;
He had a bent for it
He had a special knack for getting into trouble
He couldn't get the hang of it
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Bent

Altered from an originally straight condition;
A bent wire
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Bent

Fixed in your purpose;
Bent on going to the theater
Dead set against intervening
Out to win every event
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Bent

Used of the back and knees; stooped;
On bended knee
With bent (or bended) back
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Bent

Used especially of the head or upper back;
A bent head and sloping shoulders
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Bent

Of metal e.g.;
Bent nails
A car with a crumpled front end
Dented fenders
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