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Definition of Perversion

Perversion

  1. The act of perverting, or the state of being perverted; a turning from truth or right; a diverting from the true intent or object; a change to something worse; a turning or applying to a wrong end or use.

Perversion Quotations

Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion, and insanity.
H. P. Lovecraft

The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, that my friends, is true perversion.
Harvey Milk

I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part, and discuss it only with consenting adults.
Molly Ivins

Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
John Henry Newman

The American fascists are most easily recognized by their deliberate perversion of truth and fact. Their newspapers and propaganda carefully cultivate every fissure of disunity, every crack in the common front against fascism.
Henry A. Wallace
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Perversion Translations

perversion in German is Verdrehung, Perversion