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perversion

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noun per·ver·sion \pər-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

Simple Definition of perversion

  • : sexual behavior that people think is not normal or natural

  • : something that improperly changes something good

  • : the process of improperly changing something that is good

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of perversion

  1. 1 :  the action of perverting :  the condition of being perverted

  2. 2 :  a perverted form; especially :  an aberrant sexual practice or interest especially when habitual

Examples of perversion in a sentence

  1. They fought against perversion of the health-care system.

  2. <claimed that rap and rock music were responsible for the perversion of the nation's young people>



14th Century

First Known Use of perversion

14th century


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perversion

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noun per·ver·sion \pər-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

Medical Definition of perversion

  1. 1:  the action of perverting or the condition of being perverted

  2. 2:  an aberrant sexual practice or interest especially when habitual





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