Antonyms of adj perverse

3 senses of perverse

Sense 1
perverse -- (marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans")

INDIRECT (VIA positive, negative) -> neutral -- (possessing no distinctive quality or characteristics)
INDIRECT (VIA negative, neutral) -> positive -- (characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand")

Sense 2
contrary, obstinate, perverse, wayward -- (resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA disobedient) -> obedient -- (dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke)

Sense 3
depraved, perverse, perverted, reprobate -- (deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat")

INDIRECT (VIA corrupt) -> incorrupt -- (free of corruption or immorality; "a policeman who was incorrupt and incorruptible")

Similarity of adj perverse

3 senses of perverse

Sense 1
perverse -- (marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans")
       => negative (vs. neutral) (vs. positive) -- (characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign")

Sense 2
contrary, obstinate, perverse, wayward -- (resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior")
       => disobedient (vs. obedient) -- (not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority; "disobedient children")

Sense 3
depraved, perverse, perverted, reprobate -- (deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat")
       => corrupt (vs. incorrupt) -- (lacking in integrity; "humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation"; "a corrupt and incompetent city government")

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