Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun perversion

3 senses of perversion

Sense 1
perversion -- (a curve that reverses the direction of something; "the tendrils of the plant exhibited perversion"; "perversion also shows up in kinky telephone cords")
       => curve, curved shape -- (the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes)

Sense 2
perversion, sexual perversion -- (an aberrant sexual practice;)
       => sexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activity -- (activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat")

Sense 3
perversion -- (the action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use); "it was a perversion of justice")
       => wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus -- (activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing")

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