Examples of perverted in a Sentence
He took a perverted pleasure in watching them suffer.
the perverted values of a society that had taken permissiveness to the extreme
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Such acts only steel our resolve to defeat the terrorists and their perverted ideology.
For what Jean describes is a high school career spent as the victim of the most depraved, perverted sexual proclivities of not one but two priests: Father Magnus, Keough’s religious studies teacher, and Father Maskell, the school chaplain.
Prosecutors referred to Sandoval as a perverted stalker and murderer.
Is Wonderland supposed to be a happy place for Alice that’s gotten perverted?
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First Known Use of perverted
Synonymsdebased, debauched, decadent, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, depraved, dissipated, dissolute, jackleg, libertine, loose, perverse, corrupt, rakehell (or rakehelly), rakish, reprobate, sick, unclean, unwholesome, warped
Antonymspure, uncorrupt, uncorrupted
Related Wordsbent [chiefly British], crooked, cutthroat, dishonest, unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulous; contaminated, spoiled, tainted; bad, evil, immoral, iniquitous, miscreant, nefarious, sinful, vicious, wicked
Near Antonymsincorruptible; ethical, honest, principled; good, moral, righteous, virtuous
PERVERTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of perverted for English Language Learners
: having or showing sexual desires that are considered not normal or acceptable
: not considered normal or acceptable
medical Definition of perverted
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