Usage examples for perverted

  1. But the history of religions is perverted when it takes for fact in the life of primitive man that which never existed save in the imagination of twentieth century students. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  2. They can plead no perverted sense of duty. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  3. Such occurrences show the extremity to which human cruelty may extend, when stimulated by avidity of gain; by a thirst of vengeance; or even by a perverted zeal in the holy cause of religion. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving