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Synonyms for perversityper·ver·si·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrariness, perversity, perversenessnoun

    deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline

    Synonyms:
    crotchetiness, grumpiness, perverseness, 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:
    perverseness, contrariness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perversitynoun

    Synonyms:
    PERVERSENESS

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "perversity":

    wickedness, perversion, viciousness

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#265141crankiness
#299555grumpiness

How to use 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.

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