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Synonyms for perversenessper·verse·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrariness, perversity, perversenessnoun

    deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline

    Synonyms:
    crotchetiness, grumpiness, perversity, crankiness, contrariness

  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"

    Synonyms:
    perversity, contrariness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perversenessnoun

    Synonyms:
    petulance, peevishness, churlishness, moroseness, surliness, ill-temper, perversity

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How to use 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.

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