- [adjective] marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans"
- [adjective] resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"
Synonyms: contrary, obstinate, wayward
- [adjective] 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"
Synonyms: depraved, immoral, perverted, reprobate