Perversive
Perversive Per*ver"sive, a. Tending to pervert. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • perversive — [pər vʉr′siv] adj. [ML perversivus: see PERVERSE & IVE] that perverts or is marked by perversion …   English World dictionary

  • perversive — adjective Date: 1817 1. perverting or tending to pervert 2. arising from or indicative of perversion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perversive — /peuhr verr siv/, adj. tending to pervert. [1685 95; < L pervers(us) PERVERSE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • perversive — per ver·sive || pÉ™r vÉœrsɪv /pÉ™ vɜː adj. deviant, aberrant; distorted, falsified; stubborn, obstinate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perversive — adj 1. perverting, corrupting, corruptive, deteriorating, degenerating, degenerative, corroding, corrosive; vitiating, debasing, degrading, lowering, reducing; defiling, demoralizing, seducing, subverting, leading astray, desecrating, debauching …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • perversive — per·ver·sive …   English syllables

  • perversive — per•ver•sive [[t]pərˈvɜr sɪv[/t]] adj. tending to pervert • Etymology: 1685–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • perversive — /pəˈvɜsɪv/ (say puh versiv) adjective tending to pervert …   Australian English dictionary

  • perversive — adjective tending to corrupt or pervert • Syn: ↑corruptive, ↑pestiferous • Similar to: ↑evil • Derivationally related forms: ↑pervert, ↑corrupt (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • corruptive — adjective tending to corrupt or pervert • Syn: ↑perversive, ↑pestiferous • Similar to: ↑evil • Derivationally related forms: ↑pervert (for: ↑perversive), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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