Perversely \Per*verse"ly\, adv. In a perverse manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • perversely — perverse ► ADJECTIVE 1) showing a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave unacceptably. 2) contrary to that which is accepted or expected. 3) sexually perverted. DERIVATIVES perversely adverb perverseness noun perversity noun (pl. perversities) …   English terms dictionary

  • perversely — adverb 1. deliberately deviant (Freq. 2) his perversely erotic notions • Derived from adjective: ↑perverse 2. in a contrary disobedient manner • Syn: ↑contrarily, ↑contrariwise …   Useful english dictionary

  • perversely — adverb see perverse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perversely — See perverse. * * * …   Universalium

  • perversely — adverb In a perverse manner …   Wiktionary

  • perversely — Synonyms and related words: bearishly, cantankerously, churlishly, contrarily, contrariwise, crabbedly, crankily, crossly, crustily, fractiously, frowardly, huffily, ill humoredly, ill naturedly, irascibly, irritably, snappily, sourly, sulkily,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • perversely — pÉ™(r) vÉœrslɪ / vɜːs adv. in a deviant manner, aberrantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perversely — per·verse·ly …   English syllables

  • perversely — See: perverse …   English dictionary

  • perverse — perversely, adv. perverseness, n. /peuhr verrs /, adj. 1. willfully determined or disposed to go counter to what is expected or desired; contrary. 2. characterized by or proceeding from such a determination or disposition: a perverse mood. 3.… …   Universalium

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