sexual perversion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sexual perversion an aberrant sexual practice;
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Quotations

  • Louis Aragon
    Louis Aragon
    “Of all possible sexual perversions, religion is the only one to have ever been scientifically systematized.”

Usage

In literature:

Barrack life further tends to develop tendencies of sexual perversion.
"Anarchism and Other Essays" by Emma Goldman
Again, many violent acts came from the artificial perversion of the sexual passions, which caused overweening jealousy and the like miseries.
"News from Nowhere or An Epoch of Rest, being some chapters from A Utopian Romance" by William Morris
The birds of this family appear to be specially liable to sexual perversion.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Outside her special sexual perversion she is sympathetic and very generous.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Rarity of Sexual Perversions on the Basis of the Sense of Hearing.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Bestiality (except in one form to be noted later) is, on the other hand, the sexual perversion of dull, insensitive and unfastidious persons.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Hence, the lingering at the touching can hardly be considered a perversion if the sexual act is proceeded with.
"Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex" by Sigmund Freud
The shy or modish, dandified, lackadaisical cane-carrying youth is naturally disliked as a sexual perversion.
"Woman in Modern Society" by Earl Barnes
As it is generally after puberty that sexual perversion becomes manifest, it is clear that much cannot be expected from this operation.
"Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders" by W. H. Triggs, Donald McGavin, Frederick Truby King, J. Sands Elliot, Ada G. Patterson, C.E. Matthews and J. Beck
Deficiency in normal sexual feeling, or perversion.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
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In news:

A lawyer who has represented victims of sexual abuse in lawsuits against the Boy Scouts of America has published an index of decades worth of records from the Scouts' so-called perversion files.
The Boy Scouts of America kept so-called "perversion files" on individuals considered unfit for Scouting -- often for allegations or evidence of child sexual abuse.
David Jenkins and Marjan Neshat are troubled lovers in ACT's San Francisco revival of David Mamet's 'Sexual Perversity in Chicago.
A man placed in the Boy Scouts' so-called "perversion files" in 1968 went on to sexually assault a 6-year-old in 1992.
The so-called "perversion files" identify scout leaders and volunteers banned from the group after being accused of sexual or inappropriate conduct with boys.
A man placed in the Boy Scout s' so-called "perversion files" in 1968 went on to sexually assault a 6-year-old in 1992.
Wichita — A man placed in the Boy Scout s' so-called "perversion files" in 1968 went on to sexually assault a 6-year-old in 1992.
(AP) _ A man placed in the Boy Scout s' so-called ``perversion files in 1968 went on to sexually assault a 6-year-old in 1992.
The Boy Scouts of America will not immediately have to turn over 27 years of so-called "perversion files" the group keeps on sexual abuse complaints against adults involved in the organization, a Texas appeal court has ruled.
(AP) _ A man placed in the Boy Scouts' so-called ``perversion files in 1968 went on to sexually assault a 6-year-old in 1992.
He sees sexual perversions and moochers in every dark Democratic crevice.
Wichita — A man placed in the Boy Scouts' so-called "perversion files" in 1968 went on to sexually assault a 6-year-old in 1992.
File Photo Two Grand Rapids men are among 1,200 listed in the Boy Scouts’ so-called “perversion files†that detail confidential sexual-abuse allegations against volunteers.
For decades, the Boy Scouts of America kept thousands of secret " perversion files" about adult members of its organization who sexually abused children.
The Boy Scouts nicknamed them the " perversion files," and thousands of those secret files about to be released could mean bombshell revelations of sexual abuse for San Diego.
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