perversion: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pur-vûr'zhun, -shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of perverting.
  2. the state of being perverted.
  3. a perverted form of something.
  4. any of various means of obtaining sexual gratification that are generally regarded as being abnormal.
  5. a change to what is unnatural or abnormal: a perversion of function or structure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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