Synonyms for perverse

Synonyms for (adjective) perverse

Synonyms: depraved, perverse, perverted, reprobate

Definition: deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good

Usage: depraved criminals; a perverted sense of loyalty; the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat

Similar words: corrupt

Definition: lacking in integrity

Usage: humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation; a corrupt and incompetent city government


Synonyms: contrary, wayward, obstinate, perverse

Definition: resistant to guidance or discipline

Usage: Mary Mary quite contrary; an obstinate child with a violent temper; a perverse mood; wayward behavior

Similar words: disobedient

Definition: not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority

Usage: disobedient children


Synonyms: perverse

Definition: marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict

Usage: took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans

Similar words: negative

Definition: characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features

Usage: a negative outlook on life; a colorless negative personality; a negative evaluation; a negative reaction to an advertising campaign