"perverted" in the verb sense
1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect
corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
"debauch the young people with wine and women"
"Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"
"Do school counselors subvert young children?"
"corrupt the morals"
2. twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate
practice sophistry change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
"Don't twist my words"
3. pervert, misuse, abuse
change the inherent purpose or function of something
"Don't abuse the system"
"The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers"
"perverted" in the adjective sense
1. kinky, perverted
used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes
2. distorted, misrepresented, perverted, twisted
having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented
"many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality"
"a perverted translation of the poem"
3. depraved, perverse, perverted, reprobate
deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good
"a perverted sense of loyalty"
"the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"
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