What is another word for perversive?

89 synonyms found


[ pəvˈɜːsɪv], [ pəvˈɜːsɪv], [ p_ə_v_ˈɜː_s_ɪ_v]

How to use "Perversive" in context?

Perversity, from the Latin perversus, meaning "turned in the wrong direction," is one of the most important and defining features of the Perversic personality disorder. People with this disorder are attracted to activities and people that are considered morally wrong or repulsive, and can often be extremely difficult to live with.

Though the definition of perversity may vary from person to person, there is one common element: an individual with perversity is drawn to activities and people that are outside the mainstream. This can manifest in a range of ways, from a fascination with the perverse to an extreme interest in taboo subjects.

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