sexual perversion

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Related to sexual perversion: paraphilia


1. deviation from the normal course; a morbid alteration of function which may occur in emotional, intellectual, or volitional fields.
sexual perversion sexual deviation.

sex·u·al de·vi·a·tion

a sexual practice that is biologically atypical, considered morally wrong, or legally prohibited. See: bestiality, pedophilia.
Synonym(s): sexual perversion

sexual perversion

A non-medical term for a sexual act, activity, desire, lifestyle, etc., that is a marked deviation from the societal norm. Because perversion has a pejorative overtone, paraphilia is the preferred term among psychiatrists.

sexual perversion

A maladjustment of sexual behavior in which satisfaction is sought in ways that veer far from accepted cultural norms.
See also: perversion
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Although state hospitals and other facilities throughout America spent decades seeking a cure for sexual perversion, no combination of chemical or psychological therapy has effectively stifled primal sexual urges over the long term.
Sexual perversion on the part of Chinese men came through cunning manipulation and a pretense to femininity, rather than the hyper-manliness of black southern stereotypes.
Whether or not some sort of moral condemnation is implied, the term expresses a clearly negative judgment of taste: most people tend to find most of the main traditional sexual perversions quite distasteful -- but, again, in varying degrees.
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The suspect has a sexual perversion and hates women," Chinese police officials reportedly said in 2004, when they linked all the crimes and offered a reward of 200,000 yuan ($30,000) for information leading to an arrest.
The case of Swami Nityananda who was arrested by the Karnataka police for umpteen acts of sexual perversion is still fresh in memory.
In the book, Cochran warned against "uncleanness," which he defined as "whatever is opposite of purity; including sodomy, homosexuality, lesbianism, pederasty, bestiality, all other forms of sexual perversion.
A The party noted that each year before and during athe so-called gay rights marcha the society was distressed by the behaviour of the organisers and the participants, who aopenly demonstrate in the streets lewdness, sexual perversion and loose morales.
When public schools graduate semi-literates inculcated in the glories of sexual perversion and the wonders of Islam, they are clearly broken beyond fixing, and the same goes for the advanced indoctrination centers formerly known as universities.
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MIRPUR KHAS, January 26, 2011 (Frontier Star): Four including three women have been shot dead over the suspicion of sexual perversion by husband of one of the three women.