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Adjective perverse has 3 senses
- perverse - marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans"
Antonym: neutral (indirect, via positive, negative)
Antonym: positive (indirect, via negative, neutral)
- contrary, obstinate, perverse, wayward - resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"
Antonym: obedient (indirect, via disobedient)
- depraved, immoral, perverse, perverted, reprobate - marked by immorality; deviating from what is considered right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"
Antonym: incorrupt (indirect, via corrupt)