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Definition 1: the action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use) - [noun denoting act]

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

  • it was a perversion of justice

(perversion is a kind of ...) activity that transgresses moral or civil law

"he denied any wrongdoing"

Definition 2: an aberrant sexual practice - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for perversion in the sense of this definition

(perversion is a kind of ...) activities associated with sexual intercourse

"they had sex in the back seat"

(... is a kind of perversion ) abnormal sexual activity

(... is a kind of perversion ) intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman

(... is a kind of perversion ) oral stimulation of the genitals

"they say he gives good head"

Definition 3: a curve that reverses the direction of something - [noun denoting shape]

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

  • the tendrils of the plant exhibited perversion
  • perversion also shows up in kinky telephone cords

(perversion is a kind of ...) the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

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