Adjective "Perverse" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Perverse


    Definition:

    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.

    Examples:

    "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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