1. willfully determined or disposed to go counter to what is expected or desired; contrary.
2. characterized by or proceeding from such a determination or disposition: a perverse mood.
3. wayward or cantankerous.
4. persistent or obstinate in what is wrong.
5. turned away from or rejecting what is right, good, or proper; wicked or corrupt.
"glastyns can be perverse by turns."
"incentives can be perverse."
"ways can be perverse."
"people can be perverse."
"pleasures can be perverse."
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