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synonyms for perversity

  • bullheadedness
  • determination
  • doggedness
  • mulishness
  • obstinance
  • pertinacity
  • perverseness
  • pigheadedness
  • purpose
  • reluctance
  • tenaciousness
  • tenacity
  • willfulness
  • hardheadedness
  • obstinateness
  • pertinaciousness
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antonyms for perversity

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  • irresolution
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How to use perversity in a sentence

"Perversity is the only thing that makes this rotten life worth living," retorted Bakkus.
THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
She answered, 'The shape of an Ass that will carry two on its back, thou Perversity!'
THE SHAVING OF SHAGPAT, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Perversity haunts the garden, and the dock always grows as near as possible to some plant that you value.
THE NEW GULLIVER AND OTHER STORIESBARRY PAIN
Perversity prompted her answer, but at once she remembered Crewe, and turned away in annoyance.
IN THE YEAR OF JUBILEEGEORGE GISSING
Perversity, inconsistency—but it was her nature, and she could not overcome it.
ONE MAN IN HIS TIMEELLEN GLASGOW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PERVERSITY

  • bee
  • caper
  • changeableness
  • contrariety
  • crotchet
  • fad
  • fancy
  • fickleness
  • fitfulness
  • fool notion
  • freak
  • gag
  • humor
  • impulse
  • inconsistency
  • inconstancy
  • jerk
  • kink
  • mood
  • notion
  • peculiarity
  • perversity
  • put on
  • quirk
  • rib
  • temper
  • thought
  • vagary
  • vein
  • whim
  • whimsy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.