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English adjective: perverse

1. perverse marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict


SamplesTook perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans.


Similarnegative


Antonymspositive, neutral

2. perverse resistant to guidance or discipline


SamplesMary Mary quite contrary.
An obstinate child with a violent temper.
A perverse mood.
Wayward behavior.


Synonymscontrary, obstinate, wayward


Similardisobedient


Antonymsobedient

3. perverse deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good


SamplesDepraved criminals.
A perverted sense of loyalty.
The reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat.


Synonymsdepraved, perverted, reprobate


Similarcorrupt


Antonymsincorrupt









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