Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / perversely
FEEDBACK

perversely

See definition of perversely on Dictionary.com

synonyms for perversely

  • abnormally
  • peculiarly
  • strangely
  • uncommonly

antonyms for perversely

MOST RELEVANT
  • naturally
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
No "Pay-n" No Gain! Practice Your "Payed" Vs. Paid" Skills
START THE QUIZ

How to use perversely in a sentence

The breakup, sending Douglass to the New York abolitionists, more driven to political engagement than the anti-government Bostonian branch, perversely led to triumph—for the abolitionist and the movement.
THE SPEECH THAT LAUNCHED FREDERICK DOUGLASS’S LIFE AS AN ABOLITIONISTLINDA HIRSHMANFEBRUARY 16, 2022TIME
He’s also behind the most perversely delightful Christmas movie.
73 GREAT THINGS WE READ, LISTENED TO OR WATCHED THIS YEARTIME STAFFDECEMBER 27, 2021TIME
In some circumstances it can be rational to be not just ignorant but powerless, and, most perversely of all, irrational.
IT’S NOT IRRATIONAL TO PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999 - ISSUE 108: CHANGESTEVEN PINKERNOVEMBER 17, 2021NAUTILUS
It could be just as weirdly unpredictable as the previous example of someone perversely guessing the code-crashing number.
IS THE UNIVERSE OPEN-ENDED? - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSCALEB SCHARFJUNE 16, 2021NAUTILUS
Ending the filibuster, perversely enough, makes both fears more real.
KEEP THE FILIBUSTER, THERE ARE BETTER WAYS TO REFORM A BROKEN SYSTEMDAVID FRENCHMARCH 23, 2021TIME
Like, we’ve perversely gotten used to the “fake votes,” “fake news” stuff.
TRUMP CAN’T POSTPONE THE ELECTION, BUT HE CAN DELEGITIMIZE THE RESULTS.SARAH FROSTENSON (SARAH.FROSTENSON@ABC.COM)JULY 30, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Perversely I continue to be the subject of contradictory and conflicting moods impossible to understand and difficult to describe.
FIBBLE, D. D.IRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
Perversely, since he seemed bent on rejecting my reward, I became anxious to press it upon him.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
Perversely it made August think of Emmy, his wife, and acute dread touched him at the mockery of her wasting despair.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
Perversely enough, whilst Ora's husband was a commonplace though intelligent attorney, Ora was married to a Montana mine-owner.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, OCTOBER 14, 1914VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PERVERSELY

  • abnormally
  • peculiarly
  • perversely
  • strangely
  • uncommonly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.