perversion


per·ver·sion

noun \pər-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

: 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

Full Definition of PERVERSION

1
:  the action of perverting :  the condition of being perverted
2
:  a perverted form; especially :  an aberrant sexual practice or interest especially when habitual

Examples of PERVERSION

  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>

First Known Use of PERVERSION

14th century

per·ver·sion

noun \pər-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PERVERSION

1
: the action of perverting or the condition of being perverted
2
: an aberrant sexual practice or interest especially when habitual

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