perversive

[ per-vur-siv ]
/ pərˈvɜr sɪv /

adjective

tending to pervert.

Nearby words

  1. pervasive,
  2. perverse,
  3. perversely,
  4. perversion,
  5. perversity,
  6. pervert,
  7. perverted,
  8. pervicacious,
  9. pervicaciously,
  10. pervious

Origin of perversive

1685–95; < Latin pervers(us) perverse + -ive

Related formsnon·per·ver·sive, adjectiveun·per·ver·sive, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for perversive

perversive

/ (pəˈvɜːsɪv) /

adjective

perverting or tending to pervert
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