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Adjective: perverse (perverser,perversest)  pu(r)'vurs
  1. Marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict
    "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans"
  2. Resistant to guidance or discipline; tending to do the opposite of what is normal or wanted
    "a perverse mood";
    - contrary[2], obstinate, wayward
  3. Deviating from what is considered moral, right, proper or good
    "perverse criminals";
    - depraved, perverted, reprobate

Derived forms: perverser, perversest

See also: corrupt, disobedient, negative

Encyclopedia: Perverse