depraved

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adjective de·praved \di-ˈprāvd\

Definition of depraved

  1. :  marked by corruption or evil; especially :  perverted

depravedly

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depravedness

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Examples of depraved in a sentence

  1. the work of depraved minds

  2. He acted with depraved indifference to human suffering.

14th Century

First Known Use of depraved

14th century


DEPRAVED Defined for English Language Learners

depraved

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adjective de·praved \di-ˈprāvd\

Definition of depraved for English Language Learners

  • : very evil : having or showing an evil and immoral character


Law Dictionary

depraved

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adjective de·praved \di-ˈprāvd\

Legal Definition of depraved

  1. :  marked by moral corruption or perversion as shown by a capacity for extreme and wanton physical cruelty <the depraved state of mind of the murderer> <the depraved nature of the crime>



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