1. deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good

depraved criminals


a perverted sense of loyalty


the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat

Syn: ↑depraved, ↑perverse, ↑reprobate
Similar to: ↑corrupt
Derivationally related forms: ↑reprobate (for: ↑reprobate), ↑perverseness (for: ↑perverse), ↑perversity (for: ↑perverse), ↑depravity (for: ↑depraved)
2. having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented

many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality


a perverted translation of the poem

Syn: ↑distorted, ↑misrepresented, ↑twisted
Similar to: ↑disingenuous, ↑artful
3. (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes

kinky sex


perverted practices

Syn: ↑kinky
Similar to: ↑abnormal, ↑unnatural
Derivationally related forms: ↑kink (for: ↑kinky)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • perverted — perverted; un·perverted; …   English syllables

  • perverted — index depraved, dissolute, immoral, mendacious, perverse, tainted (corrupted) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • perverted — corrupted, depraved, debased, vitiated, debauched (see under DEBASE) Analogous words: distorted, contorted, warped (see DEFORM): abused, misused, outraged (see ABUSE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • perverted — [adj] immoral, evil abandoned, aberrant, abnormal, abused, contorted, corrupt, corrupted, debased, debauched, defiled, depraved, deviant, deviating, distorted, foreign, grotesque, impaired, kinky*, misguided, misused, monstrous, outraged,… …   New thesaurus

  • perverted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ sexually abnormal and unacceptable. DERIVATIVES pervertedly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • perverted — [pər vʉrt′id] adj. 1. deviating from what is considered right, good, or true; misdirected, corrupted, etc. 2. of or practicing sexual perversion 3. misinterpreted; distorted pervertedly adv. pervertedness n …   English World dictionary

  • perverted — [[t]pə(r)vɜ͟ː(r)tɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you say that someone is perverted, you mean that you consider their behaviour, especially their sexual behaviour, to be immoral or unacceptable. You ve been protecting sick and perverted men... His… …   English dictionary

  • perverted — perverse, pervert, perverted 1. Perverse and perverted, both derived from the Latin root pervertere ‘to turn away’ (from what is normal or correct), are easily confused. Perverse means ‘stubbornly unreasonable’ (usually of actions or… …   Modern English usage

  • perverted — Abnormal, deviant, or disordered. * * * perverted adj marked by abnormality or perversion <perverted pancreatic function> <relieve concepts or fears of perverted sexual interest (W. H. Masters & V. E. Johnson)> …   Medical dictionary

  • Perverted — Pervert Per*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perverting}.] [F. pervertir, L. pervertere, perversum; per + vertere to turn. See {Per }, and {Verse}.] 1. To turnanother way; to divert. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let s follow him …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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