What does perversity mean?

Definitions for perversity
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrariness, perversity, perverseness(noun)

    deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline

  2. perversity, perverseness(noun)

    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. perversity(Noun)

    The quality of being perverse.

  2. perversity(Noun)

    A perverse act

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perversity(noun)

    the quality or state of being perverse; perverseness

  2. Origin: [L. perversitas: cf. F. perversit.]

How to pronounce perversity?

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How to say perversity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perversity in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perversity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of perversity in a Sentence

  1. Arthur Schopenhauer:

    In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.

Images & Illustrations of perversity

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