As if from abstort, from Latin ab, abs + tortus, past participle of torquere to twist.
abstorted (comparative more abstorted, superlative most abstorted)
- (obsolete, rare) Wrested away.
1855, Edward Nichols Dennys, The Alpha, or first principle of the human mind:
- He has abstorted the Lightning from the clouds
1850, American Vegetarian & Health Journal:
- by adopting a pure normal regimen, which strikes at the root of all quackery and causes it to die a sudden and abstorted death.