perversion

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

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


PERVERSION Defined for English Language Learners

perversion

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

Definition of perversion for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

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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