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perversion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of perversion

  1. 1 a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior <claimed that rap and rock music were responsible for the perversion of the nation's young people> Synonyms abjection, corruptness, debasement, debauchery, decadence, decadency, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, demoralization, depravity, dissipatedness, dissipation, dissoluteness, libertinage, libertinism, corruption, pervertedness, rakishness, turpitudeRelated Words evil, immorality, sinfulness, villainy, wickedness; filth, gangrene, rot, squalorNear Antonyms goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue

  2. 2 incorrect or improper use <if there's a hidden charge for the service, then that's a perversion of the word “free”> Synonyms abuse, misapplication, misemployment, misusage, misutilization, misuseRelated Words mishandling, mismanagement, mismanaging; ill-treatment, ill-usage, maltreatment, mistreatment; damage, destruction, ruin, spoiling, wrecking; corruption, debasement, desecration, profanation, prostitutionNear Antonyms application, employment, use, utilization





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