How to use Perverse in a sentence as an adjective

Most types of ambitious male business people are a lot more vulgar and perverse than the technologists.

That is a legitimate question for debate and it should be cast as a policy debate, not as a perverse prying into the details of a particular company whose circumstances we do not really know.

"More: behind much of todays hagiography there seems to lurk a sort of perverse insistence that if Turing hadnt been gay and a ******* he would be less apt for veneration, as a founder of computer science or anything else.

The Prime service has been central to that experience because human psychology appears to be perverse and something so small as "free" 2-day shipping, though not really free, seems to have given me ample incentive to buy from Amazon when I could just as easily have bought from someone else.

Since real money is involved and salaries and careers are riding on this number going up, they'll employ all kinds of perverse and intrusive tricks in order to inflate that number every quarter for as long as it is a measure of success.

In a kind of perverse way, you can actually get better forwards compatibility with a non-native port like this.

It seems less perverse when you think of tort liability as assignment of the costs of risk, rather than punishment for negligent behavior.

You mentioned California prisons are some of the worst, to my knowledge they are also the most overcrowded?What strikes me in a comparative analysis of the US penal system is not quality of treatment, but the perverse economic incentives promoting hoarding such a large percentage of the population in them.

This creates a perverse incentive to drag a project along so failure happens over years if not decades.

We must centralize to decentralize, you see; such is the perverse logic of capital co-opting power.

Perverse definitions


marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans"


resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"

See also: contrary obstinate wayward


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"

See also: depraved perverted reprobate