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Meaning of “perverted” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of perverted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pervertedadjective

 us   /pərˈvɜr·t̬ɪd/
  • perverted adjective (CHANGED)

(of an ​idea, ​policy, etc.) ​changed from ​itscorrect use or ​originalpurpose: He used a perverted ​form of ​nationalism to ​inciteanger among the ​crowd.
  • perverted adjective (UNNATURAL)

(of a ​person or a person's ​behavior) ​unnatural and ​immoral: You need not ​state the ​particularunnatural or perverted ​sexualpractice with which the ​defendant (= ​personaccused of a ​crime in a ​court of ​law) is ​charged.
(Definition of perverted from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “perverted”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反常的, 变态的…
in Turkish sapık, sapkın…
in Russian извращенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反常的, 變態的…
in Polish perwersyjny…
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