Definition of Perverted

1. Adjective. (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes. "Perverted practices"

Exact synonyms: Kinky
Similar to: Abnormal, Unnatural
Derivative terms: Kink

2. Adjective. Having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented. "A perverted translation of the poem"
Exact synonyms: Distorted, Misrepresented, Twisted
Similar to: Artful, Disingenuous

3. Adjective. Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good. "The reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"
Exact synonyms: Depraved, Perverse, Reprobate
Similar to: Corrupt
Derivative terms: Depravity, Perverseness, Perversity, Reprobate

Definition of Perverted

1. Adjective. deviating from what is normally considered right, normal or correct ¹

2. Adjective. of, relating to, or practicing unusual or "kinky" sex ¹

3. Adjective. misrepresented, altered or distorted ¹

4. Verb. (past of pervert) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perverted

1. pervert [v] - See also: pervert

Medical Definition of Perverted

1. Abnormal, deviant, or disordered. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Perverted

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Literary usage of Perverted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"perverted METABOLISM. Accepting, then, that the toxemia under discussion is endogenous in character, is usually non-bacterial, ..."

2. A Plea for the West by Lyman Beecher (1835)
"'For holy as religion is, al! the bad >pas- sions gather about its perverted standard, and under the sanctions of its hallowed name, and by all the ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"This contains Attic elements with much that is so un-Attic that it can not be called either Attic or perverted Altic. Of such a character is the reduction ..."

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