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Perversity in a sentence

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Sentence count:35Posted:2017-03-06Updated:2017-03-06
Synonym: contrarinessperversenessSimilar words: adversitydiversityuniversitybiodiversityperversevarsityobserverversionMeaning: [pər'vɜrsətɪ /pə'vɜː-]  n. 1. deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline 2. deliberately deviating from what is good. 
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1 She's marrying him out of sheer perversity.
2 Max refused the money out of sheer perversity.
3 He refused to attend out of sheer perversity.
4 With a perversity that the pest has become known for, the gypsy moth came roaring back a couple of years later.
5 The reasons for this apparent perversity are probably now lost to us for all time.
6 My perversity had seemed to me amusing.
7 Or words are preserved, perhaps through some occupational perversity, that mix totally inconsistent meanings.
8 Out of sheer perversity, the thinking human seems impelled to say something contrary to whatever received opinion has been yelling at him.
9 But she was marrying Changez out of perversity,( I was sure of it.
10 Strange bedfellows Adversity - or is it perversity? - certainly makes strange bedfellows.
11 It's also the logical result of the extreme perversity of a system whose sole aim is to increase market share.
12 Fetishism also derives from the early polymorphous perversity of infant sexuality.
13 It was aware of being a scene of perversity, it knew its own despair.
14 The best of us have a spice of perversity in us.
15 It would be wrong to continue out of perversity.
16 Freud had this wonderful phrase, "polymorphous perversity, " this pure desire for pleasure.
17 The perversity of the weather did some damage to the crops.
18 He can also bring stubbornness, eccentricity, rebellion, and perversity.
19 Put away perversity from your mouth; keep corrupt talk far from your lips.
20 Greatness seems to demand the sort of stubborn perversity that is a predominantly male quality.
21 It is not a perversity nowadays for a girl to have a crew cut.
22 Was perversity[], that I longed to talk to him?
23 He was vilified by the press as a monster of perversity.
24 The author of the book seems to be obsessed with sexual perversity and death.
25 Clough has always marched to a different tune, but this time his perversity may finally be his undoing.
26 But these well-meant attempts were bound to fail from the sheer perversity of the enterprise.
27 I am a reasonable man, but, forced to revenge, I am not without a certain sense of perversity.
28 This is very strange. It is strange to the point of perversity.
29 This about not loving her, physically, bodily, was a mere perversity on his part.
30 Multi - narrative adaptation of Richard v. Krafft - Ebing's notorious medico - forensic study of sexual perversity.
More similar words: adversitydiversityuniversitybiodiversityperversevarsityobserverversionaversionever sinceoversightinversiondiversionsubversiveconversioncontroversialservenervenervesswerveserve asferventobservedeservereservereservedobservedpreservepersistPersian
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