perverted


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per·vert·ed

 (pər-vûr′tĭd)
adj.
1. Deviating from what is considered right and correct: a perverted idea of justice.
2. Of, relating to, or engaging in sexual practices that are considered abnormal or deviant.
3. Marked by misinterpretation or distortion: a perverted translation of an epic poem.

per·vert′ed·ly adv.
per·vert′ed·ness n.

perverted

(pəˈvɜːtɪd)
adj
1. deviating greatly from what is regarded as normal or right; distorted
2. of or practising sexual perversion
3. incorrectly interpreted
perˈvertedly adv
perˈvertedness n

per•vert•ed

(pərˈvɜr tɪd)

adj.
1. of an unnatural or abnormal nature: a perverted interest in death.
2. misguided; distorted; misinterpreted.
3. turned from what is considered right or true.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.perverted - (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes; "kinky sex"; "perverted practices"
abnormal, unnatural - not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"
2.perverted - having an intended meaning altered or misrepresentedperverted - having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented; "many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality"; "a perverted translation of the poem"
artful, disingenuous - not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness; "an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine; "a disingenuous excuse"
3.perverted - deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"
corrupt - lacking in integrity; "humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation"; "a corrupt and incompetent city government"

perverted

Translations
المُنحَرِف
zkažený
pervers
fajtalan
siîspilltur
doğru yoldan çıkmışsapık

perverted

[pəˈvɜːtɪd] ADJ (all senses) → pervertido

perverted

[pərˈvɜːrtɪd] adj [persons] → perverti(e)
[idea] → perverti(e)

perverted

adj mind, personverdorben, pervertiert; phone callpervers

perverted

[pəˈvɜːtɪd] adj (person) → pervertito/a; (behaviour, logic, imagination) → perverso/a

pervert

(pəˈvəːt) verb
1. to change (something) from what is normal or right. to pervert the course of justice.
2. to lead (someone) to crime or to evil or immoral (especially sexually immoral) acts.
(ˈpəːvəːt) noun
a person who does perverted (especially sexually immoral) acts.
perˈversion (-ʃən) noun
1. (the) act of perverting. a perversion of justice.
2. a perverted act. He is capable of any perversion.
perˈverted adjective
References in classic literature ?
In the completeness of his ugliness he achieved a kind of perverted beauty.
And his encounter with old Mistress Hibbins, if it were a real incident, did but show its sympathy and fellowship with wicked mortals, and the world of perverted spirits.
or are they swayed and perverted by the sophistries of worldly policy?
The government itself, which is only the mode which the people have chosen to execute their will, is equally liable to be abused and perverted before the people can act through it.
Catherine had an awfully perverted taste to esteem him so dearly, knowing him so well.
The efforts which he had made -bluntly and incautiously, I own, but with the purest and kindest intentions, as I know -- to compose the quarrel before leaving home, were perverted, by the vilest misconstruction, to support an accusation of treachery and falsehood which would have stung any man to the quick.
He was so unlike what he had ever shown himself to be, and it was so sad to think how much he had thrown away, and how much he every day kept down and perverted, that Lucie Manette wept mournfully for him as he stood looking back at her.
They illustrate the fact that Nature, even when perverted by generations of famine fever, ignores the distinctions we set up between men.
Among the most formidable of the obstacles which the new Constitution will have to encounter may readily be distinguished the obvious interest of a certain class of men in every State to resist all changes which may hazard a diminution of the power, emolument, and consequence of the offices they hold under the State establishments; and the perverted ambition of another class of men, who will either hope to aggrandize themselves by the confusions of their country, or will flatter themselves with fairer prospects of elevation from the subdivision of the empire into several partial confederacies than from its union under one government.
Next the political system of the sober salon was slowly perverted.
His every movement is jealously watched by the police till he comes of age and presents himself for inspection; then he is either destroyed, if he is found to exceed the fixed margin of deviation, or else immured in a Government Office as a clerk of the seventh class; prevented from marriage; forced to drudge at an uninteresting occupation for a miserable stipend; obliged to live and board at the office, and to take even his vacation under close supervision; what wonder that human nature, even in the best and purest, is embittered and perverted by such surroundings
Erring Thought and perverted Wisdom were made to put on masques, and play the fool.