Synonyms for Perverseness:
n.tenaciousness, resist, willfulness, pertinacity, tenacity, hardheadedness, bullheadedness, obstinateness, pertinaciousness, pigheadedness, doggedness, obstinacy, mulishness. •attribute (noun)
mulishness, pigheadedness, perversity, tenaciousness, tenacity, willfulness, obstinateness, pertinacity, doggedness, pertinaciousness, hardheadedness, bullheadedness.
debasement, depravity, wickedness, sadism, sinfulness, blameworthiness, Damnability, vice, degeneration, immorality, evildoing, criminality, sin, badness, iniquitousness, sinisterness, reprehensibleness, villainousness, baseness, perversion, blackness, feloniousness, indecency, debauchery, impropriety, obnoxiousness, corruption.
mulishness, pertinacity, bullheadedness, willfulness, pigheadedness, pertinaciousness, obstinateness, tenaciousness, hardheadedness, doggedness. obstinacy, tenacity. •Other relevant words:
mulishness, bullheadedness, pertinacity, tenacity, perversity, obstinateness, contrariness, obstinacy, pertinaciousness, hardheadedness, pigheadedness, doggedness, tenaciousness, willfulness.
Usage examples for perverseness
The Hollanders did not very much favour this species of war- craft, both by reason of the difficulty of procuring the gang, and because to a true lover of the ocean and of naval warfare the galley was about as clumsy and amphibious a production as could be hoped of human perverseness – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley