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Definitions and Synonyms of perverseness | Another word for perverseness | What is perverseness?

Definition 1: deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for perverseness in the sense of this definition

(perverseness is a kind of ...) the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline

(... is a kind of perverseness ) meanspirited disagreeable contrariness

Definition 2: deliberately deviating from what is good - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where perverseness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there will always be a few people who, through macho perversity, gain satisfaction from bullying and terrorism

Synonyms for perverseness in the sense of this definition

(perverseness is a kind of ...) the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice

"attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"

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