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Noun: perversion  pu(r)'vur-zhun
  1. A curve that reverses the direction of something
    "the tendrils of the plant exhibited perversion"; "perversion also shows up in kinky telephone cords"
     
  2. An aberrant sexual practice;
    - sexual perversion
     
  3. The action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use)
    "it was a perversion of justice"

Derived forms: perversions

Type of: actus reus, curve, curved shape, misconduct, sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct

Encyclopedia: Perversion