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English adjective: perverted

1. perverted (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes

SamplesKinky sex.
Perverted practices.


Similarabnormal, unnatural


2. perverted having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented

SamplesMany of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality.
A perverted translation of the poem.

Synonymsdistorted, misrepresented, twisted

Similarartful, disingenuous

Antonymsartless, ingenuous

3. perverted 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, perverse, reprobate



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