perversive

adjective
per·​ver·​sive | \ pər-ˈvər-siv How to pronounce perversive (audio) , -ziv \

Definition of perversive

1 : perverting or tending to pervert
2 : arising from or indicative of perversion

First Known Use of perversive

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Perversive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perversive. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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