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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: perverse suka menentang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: perverse perverse adj 1: marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; “took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans” 2: resistant to guidance or discipline; “Mary Mary quite contrary”; “an obstinate child with a violent temper”; “a perverse mood”; “wayward behavior” [syn: contrary, obstinate, wayward] 3: marked by immorality; deviating from what is considered right or proper or good; “depraved criminals”; “a perverted sense of loyalty”; “the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat” [syn: depraved, immoral, perverted, reprobate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Perverse Perverse \Per*verse"\, a. [L. perversus turned the wrong way, not right, p. p. of pervertereto turn around, to overturn: cf. F. pervers. See Pervert.] 1. Turned aside; hence, specifically, turned away from the right; willfully erring; wicked; perverted. [1913 Webster] The only righteous in a word perverse. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Obstinate in the wrong; stubborn; intractable; hence, wayward; vexing; contrary. [1913 Webster] To so perverse a sex all grace is vain. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: Froward; untoward; wayward; stubborn; ungovernable; intractable; cross; petulant; vexatious. Usage: Perverse, Froward. One who is froward is capricious, and reluctant to obey. One who is perverse has a settled obstinacy of will, and likes or dislikes by the rule of contradiction to the will of others. [1913 Webster]


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