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perversion

per·ver·sion

perversion

pronunciation:
pr vuhr zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of perverting, or the condition of being perverted.
similar words:
corruption, debasement, deviation, distortion, misapplication, misuse, twist
definition 2: a perverted form of a thing or act, esp. sexual behavior that is considered deviant.
similar words:
aberration, abnormality, depravity, deviation, pathology, peculiarity
derivation: perversive (adj.)