adjective \pər-ˈvər-təd\

: having or showing sexual desires that are considered not normal or acceptable

: not considered normal or acceptable

Full Definition of PERVERTED

:  corrupt
:  marked by perversion
per·vert·ed·ly adverb
per·vert·ed·ness noun

Examples of PERVERTED

  1. He took a perverted pleasure in watching them suffer.
  2. <the perverted values of a society that had taken permissiveness to the extreme>

First Known Use of PERVERTED

14th century

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

Rhymes with PERVERTED


adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PERVERTED

: marked by abnormality or perversion <perverted pancreatic function> <relieve concepts or fears of perverted sexual interest—W. H. Masters & V. E. Johnson>


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