depravity

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noun de·prav·i·ty \di-ˈpra-və-tē also -ˈprā-\

Definition of depravity

plural

depravities

  1. 1 :  a corrupt act or practice

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being depraved

Examples of depravity in a sentence

  1. He was sinking into a life of utter depravity.

  2. People were shocked by the depravity of her actions.

1641

First Known Use of depravity

1641


DEPRAVITY Defined for English Language Learners

depravity

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noun de·prav·i·ty \di-ˈpra-və-tē also -ˈprā-\

Definition of depravity for English Language Learners

  • : a very evil quality or way of behaving

  • : an evil or immoral act


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depravity

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noun de·prav·i·ty \di-ˈpra-və-tē\

Legal Definition of depravity

plural

depravities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being depraved

  2. 2 :  a corrupt act or practice



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