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'Perverted'

Definition of 'perverted'
From: WordNet
adjective
(used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes; "kinky sex"; "perverted practices" [syn: kinky, perverted]
adjective
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" [syn: distorted, misrepresented, perverted, twisted]
adjective
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, perverted, reprobate]
Definition of 'Perverted'
From: GCIDE
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 turn another way; to divert. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
Let's follow him, and pervert the present wrath. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
2. To turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt; also, to misapply; to misinterpret intentionally; as, to pervert one's words. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
He, in the serpent, had perverted Eve. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'perverted'
abandoned, aberrant, abnormal, abroad, abused, AC-DC, adrift, affected, all abroad, all off, all wrong, amiss, amoral, amphierotic, apocryphal, artificial, askew, assumed, astray, at fault, autoerotic, awry, bad, base, bastard, beside the mark, biased, bisexed, bisexual, bogus, brummagem, butch, catachrestic, colorable, colored, contaminated, contorted, cooked, corrupt, corrupted, counterfeit, counterfeited, debased, debauched, decadent, deceptive, defective, defiled, degenerate, degraded, delinquent, delusive, depraved, deviant, deviate, deviational, deviative, dissolute, distorted, doctored, dressed up, dummy, effeminate, eisegetical, embellished, embroidered, errant, erring, erroneous, ersatz, evil, evil-minded, factitious, fake, faked, fallacious, false, falsified, faultful, faulty, feigned, fictitious, fictive, flawed, foul, garbled, gay, heretical, heterodox, homoerotic, homosexual, illegitimate, illogical, illusory, imitation, immoral, iniquitous, junky, lesbian, make-believe, malefic, malevolent, malicious, malign, man-made, mannish, misapprehended, misconceived, misconstrued, misinterpreted, misquoted, misread, misrepresented, mistaken, misunderstood, misused, mock, morally polluted, not right, not true, off, off the track, out, outraged, peccant, perverse, phony, pinchbeck, polluted, pretended, profligate, pseudo, put-on, quasi, queer, reprobate, rotten, sapphic, self-contradictory, self-styled, sham, shoddy, simulated, sinful, slanted, so-called, soi-disant, spurious, steeped in iniquity, strained, straying, supposititious, synthetic, tainted, tin, tinsel, titivated, tortured, transvestite, tribadistic, twisted, unauthentic, unfactual, ungenuine, unmoral, unnatural, unorthodox, unprincipled, unproved, unreal, untrue, vice-corrupted, vitiate, vitiated, warped, wicked, wide, wrong
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