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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.
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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
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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]
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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"
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perverted

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Translations
المُنحَرِف
zkažený
pervers
fajtalan
siîspilltur
doğru yoldan çıkmışsapık

perverted

[pəˈvɜːtɪd] ADJ (all senses) → pervertido
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

perverted

[pərˈvɜːrtɪd] adj [persons] → perverti(e)
[idea] → perverti(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

perverted

adj mind, personverdorben, pervertiert; phone callpervers
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

perverted

[pəˈvɜːtɪd] adj (person) → pervertito/a; (behaviour, logic, imagination) → perverso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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References in classic literature ?
Noel Vanstone to be one of the most reckless, desperate, and perverted women living; and any circumstances that estrange her from her sister are circumstances which I welcome, for her sister's sake.
Vernon, which had reached me, in common with the world in general, and gained my entire belief before I saw you, but which you, by the exertion of your perverted abilities, had made me resolved to disallow, have been unanswerably proved to me; nay more, I am assured that a connection, of which I had never before entertained a thought, has for some time existed, and still continues to exist, between you and the man whose family you robbed of its peace in return for the hospitality with which you were received into it; that you have corresponded with him ever since your leaving Langford; not with his wife, but with him, and that he now visits you every day.
For ill, to man's nature, as it stands perverted, hath a natural motion, strongest in continuance; but good, as a forced motion, strongest at first.
And now it worked much more evil than before; for some of these pieces were hardly so large as a grain of sand, and they flew about in the wide world, and when they got into people's eyes, there they stayed; and then people saw everything perverted, or only had an eye for that which was evil.
A perverted affection that has strayed to one's own wife.
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!"