French translation of perverse
- [delight, pleasure]
pervers(e)to take a perverse delight in doing sth
prendre un plaisir pervers à faire qch
⇒ He takes a perverse delight in irritating people.
Il prend un plaisir pervers à irriter les gens.
- (= odd) [logic]
- (= unreasonable)
it would be perverse to ...
il serait absurde de ...,
il serait contraire au bon sens de ...
Example Sentences Including 'perverse'
But this room was her secret anomaly, her perverse aberration).BEHINDLINGS (2002)
His affair with Ellen had proved too perverse to last; he would have to dismiss her from his employ very soon.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
Perfect being a one hundred per cent mortality rate, which seemed a perverse use of the word.CHAMELEON (2002)
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Translation of perverse from the Collins English to French Dictionary