HyperDic: perverseness

English > 2 senses of the word perverseness:
NOUNattributeperverseness, contrariness, perversitydeliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline
attributeperverseness, perversitydeliberately deviating from what is good
English > perverseness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningDeliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline.
Synonymscontrariness, perversity
Narrowercussedness, ornerinessmeanspirited disagreeable contrariness
Broaderunruliness, fractiousness, willfulness, wilfulnessThe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
Spanishcabezonería, empecinamiento, obstinación, perversidad, terquedad, tozudez
Adjectivesperverseresistant to guidance or discipline / discipline
perversemarked by a disposition to oppose and contradict
English > perverseness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningdeliberately deviating from what is good.
Broaderevil, evilnessThe quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
Adjectivesperversedeviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good

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