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1. perversion

noun. ['pɝˈvɝːʒən'] a curve that reverses the direction of something.

Synonyms

  • curve

Antonyms

  • undock
  • follower

Etymology

  • perversio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Perversion

  • subversion
  • submersion
  • excursion
  • dispersion
  • conversion
  • reversion
  • inversion
  • incursion
  • diversion
  • aspersion
  • immersion
  • aversion
  • persian

How do you pronounce perversion?

Pronounce perversion as pərˈvərʒən.

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Sentences with perversion


1. Noun, singular or mass
On the contrary, only the perversion of sexual or sensual activities is wrong.

Quotes about perversion


1. The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, that my friends, that is true perversion!
- Harvey Milk

2. The take-home message is that we should blame religion itself, not religious extremism - as though that were some kind of terrible perversion of real, decent religion. Voltaire got it right long ago: 'Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.' So did Bertrand Russell: 'Many people would sooner die than think. In fact they do.
- Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

2. perversion

noun. ['pɝˈvɝːʒən'] the action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use).

Synonyms

  • wrongdoing
  • misconduct
  • actus reus

Antonyms

  • bisexual
  • homosexual
  • sexual
  • asexual

Etymology

  • perversio (Latin)

3. perversion

noun. ['pɝˈvɝːʒən'] an aberrant sexual practice; .

Synonyms

  • sexual perversion
  • sex
  • sexual activity
  • sex activity
  • head
  • oral sex
  • paraphilia
  • sexual practice
  • sodomy
  • anal sex
  • anal intercourse

Antonyms

  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • female
  • androgynous

Etymology

  • perversio (Latin)
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