Definitions for perversely

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word perversely

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perversely(adverb)

    deliberately deviant

    "his perversely erotic notions"

  2. perversely, contrarily, contrariwise(adverb)

    in a contrary disobedient manner


  1. perversely(Adverb)

    In a perverse manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perversely(adverb)

    in a perverse manner


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perversely in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perversely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    As we have seen elsewhere, if interest rates are too low or negative, the hit to bank profitability could perversely reduce credit availability or even increase its overall price.

  2. Kerr Finlayson:

    From an issuer's perspective, dollar funding still offers a good arbitrage and perversely you've seen more execution certainty in the euro space, but we're still at a point where it makes sense to issue in US dollars, but it's hard to tell if it will last as new issue premiums rise.

  3. Xu Hong:

    Some people, who do not know the truth, have questioned China's position of not accepting or participating in the arbitration, some others, who harbor ulterior motives, have made one-sided and misleading readings of the rules of international law, and, on that basis, made accusations or insinuations that China does not abide by law and perversely brand China a 'challenger' to international rules.

  4. Colin Greenwood:

    No matter how one approaches the figures, one is forced to the rather startling conclusion that the use of firearms in crime was very much less when there were no controls of any sort and when anyone, convicted criminal or lunatic, could buy any type of firearm without restriction. Half a century of strict controls on pistols has ended, perversely, with a far greater use of this weapon in crime than ever before.

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