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Definitions for perverseness
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrariness, perversity, perversenessnoun

    deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline

  2. perversity, perversenessnoun

    deliberately deviating from what is good

    "there will always be a few people who, through macho perversity, gain satisfaction from bullying and terrorism"

Wiktionary

  1. perversenessnoun

    The quality of being perverse; obstinacy or doggedness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perversenessnoun

    the quality or state of being perverse

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perverseness in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perverseness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of perverseness in a Sentence

  1. Jane Austen:

    But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.

Images & Illustrations of perverseness

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