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Definition of Pervertedness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Pervertedness
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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1905)
"(1) Does the preposterousness or pervertedness disconcert you? (3) Is the illumination then complete and does the pleasure then begin? ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1828)
"... and pervertedness of inquiries of the second sort; and that to a certain degree, participating in the fascination with which the spirit of that time had ..."
3. Morals on the Book of Job by Gregory (1845)
"... which they cannot invest their erring belief with by reason, they may by concealment, and that to weak souls the speech of pervertedness may appear more ..."
4. Pulpit Eloquence of the Nineteenth Century: Being Supplementary to the by Henry Clay Fish, Edwards Amasa Park (1857)
"He is purely his own work; and as such, is intrenched in his pitiful poverty, emptiness, blindness and pervertedness, for all eternity! ..."
5. Sacred Books of the Buddhists by Friedrich Max Müller, Thomas William Rhys Davids, Caroline Augusta Foley Rhys Davids (1895)
"Nevertheless the king, in the pervertedness of his mind, did not take to heart their words, and continued : ' Alas ! Ah ! 31. ..."
6. Text-book of Psychiatry: A Psychological Study of Insanity for Practitioners by Emanuel Mendel (1907)
"With this, the malingerer is generally anxious to show his pervertedness, while in the diseased it often costs much trouble to discover the delusions. ..."