Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Wilfully wrong; unreasonable; refractory; petulant.

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Usage examples "perverse":

  1. One goes to distant places for the winter sports or for big game shooting, but this seemed rather grotesquely perverse. - "Ruggles of Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.
  2. But humans are perverse, not sensible. - "How and When to Be Your Own Doctor", Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon.
  3. It was so inexplicable, so extravagant, so perverse, that her cheeks grew hot. - "The Iron Furrow", George C. Shedd.