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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

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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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Contrasted with the inarticulate, semi-articulate, and pervertedly articulate beings in hell, in Paradiso Dante celebrates the "swift and ineffable capacity" possessed by the angels "for expressing their glorious conceptions" (De vulgari eloquentia 1.2.3).
The reply to this letter by Dositheus is an extended exercise in speaking pervertedly, that is, per antiphrasim, saying the opposite of what is meant.
In Soaphead Church, then, Morrison, who has stated that "the impetus for writing The Bluest Eye" was to construct a fiction about a group of people "never taken seriously by anybody -- all those peripheral little girls,"(9) has created a character who is equally, albeit pervertedly, serious about peripheral little girls.