perverseness

Definitions of perverseness
  1. noun
    deliberately deviating from what is good
    synonyms: perversity
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    type of:
    evil, evilness
    the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
  2. noun
    deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline
    synonyms: contrariness, perversity
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    types:
    cussedness, orneriness
    meanspirited disagreeable contrariness
    type of:
    fractiousness, unruliness, wilfulness, willfulness
    the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
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