perverted

  • 1 perverted — perverted; un·perverted; …

    English syllables

  • 2 perverted — index depraved, dissolute, immoral, mendacious, perverse, tainted (corrupted) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 3 perverted — corrupted, depraved, debased, vitiated, debauched (see under DEBASE) Analogous words: distorted, contorted, warped (see DEFORM): abused, misused, outraged (see ABUSE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 perverted — [adj] immoral, evil abandoned, aberrant, abnormal, abused, contorted, corrupt, corrupted, debased, debauched, defiled, depraved, deviant, deviating, distorted, foreign, grotesque, impaired, kinky*, misguided, misused, monstrous, outraged,… …

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  • 5 perverted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ sexually abnormal and unacceptable. DERIVATIVES pervertedly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 perverted — [pər vʉrt′id] adj. 1. deviating from what is considered right, good, or true; misdirected, corrupted, etc. 2. of or practicing sexual perversion 3. misinterpreted; distorted pervertedly adv. pervertedness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 perverted — [[t]pə(r)vɜ͟ː(r)tɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you say that someone is perverted, you mean that you consider their behaviour, especially their sexual behaviour, to be immoral or unacceptable. You ve been protecting sick and perverted men... His… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 perverted — perverse, pervert, perverted 1. Perverse and perverted, both derived from the Latin root pervertere ‘to turn away’ (from what is normal or correct), are easily confused. Perverse means ‘stubbornly unreasonable’ (usually of actions or… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 perverted — Abnormal, deviant, or disordered. * * * perverted adj marked by abnormality or perversion <perverted pancreatic function> <relieve concepts or fears of perverted sexual interest (W. H. Masters & V. E. Johnson)> …

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  • 10 perverted — adjective 1. 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 • Syn: ↑depraved, ↑perverse, ↑reprobate • …

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  • 11 Perverted — Pervert Per*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perverting}.] [F. pervertir, L. pervertere, perversum; per + vertere to turn. See {Per }, and {Verse}.] 1. To turnanother way; to divert. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let s follow him …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 perverted — per|vert|ed [pəˈvə:tıd US pərˈvə:r ] adj 1.) morally wrong ▪ He derives a perverted pleasure from hurting other people. ▪ the perverted logic of terrorism 2.) sexually unacceptable or unnatural …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 perverted — adjective 1 perverted ways of thinking and behaving, especially sexual behaviour, are unacceptable and unnatural 2 morally wrong or unnatural: the perverted logic of Nazi propaganda …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 perverted — pervertedly, adv. pervertedness, n. /peuhr verr tid/, adj. 1. Pathol. changed to or being of an unnatural or abnormal kind: a perverted interest in death. 2. turned from what is right; wicked; misguided; distorted. 3. affected with or caused by… …

    Universalium

  • 15 perverted — adj. Perverted is used with these nouns: ↑mind …

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  • 16 perverted — per|vert|ed [ pər vɜrtəd ] adjective 1. ) relating to sexual behavior that you consider to be wrong or not normal 2. ) morally wrong: perverted political views …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 perverted — adjective I don t want to hear any more of your perverted stories Syn: unnatural, deviant, warped, corrupt, twisted, abnormal, unhealthy, depraved, perverse, aberrant, immoral, debauched, debased, degenerate, evil, wicked, vile, amoral …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 perverted — UK [pə(r)ˈvɜː(r)tɪd] / US [pərˈvɜrtəd] adjective 1) relating to sexual behaviour that you consider to be wrong or not normal 2) morally wrong perverted political views …

    English dictionary

  • 19 perverted — per•vert•ed [[t]pərˈvɜr tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) psi pat of an unnatural or abnormal nature: a perverted interest in death[/ex] 2) cvb psi misguided; distorted; misinterpreted 3) cvb psi turned from what is considered right or true • Etymology: 1660–70 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 perverted — /pəˈvɜtəd / (say puh vertuhd) adjective 1. Pathology changed to or being of an unnatural or abnormal kind: a perverted appetite. 2. turned from what is right; wicked; misguided; misapplied; distorted. 3. affected with or due to perversion.… …

    Australian English dictionary