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depravity

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Synonyms and Antonyms of depravity

  1. 1 a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior <regards the widespread acceptance of gambling as another sign of the depravity of today's society> Synonyms abjection, corruptness, debasement, debauchery, decadence, decadency, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, demoralization, corruption, dissipatedness, dissipation, dissoluteness, libertinage, libertinism, perversion, pervertedness, rakishness, turpitudeRelated Words evil, immorality, sinfulness, villainy, wickedness; filth, gangrene, rot, squalorNear Antonyms goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue

  2. 2 immoral conduct or practices harmful or offensive to society <a section of the city long known as den of depravity> Synonyms corruption, debauchery, vice, immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, libertinage, libertinism, licentiousness, profligacy, sinRelated Words bad, badness, blackness, evil, evildoing, ill, turpitude, villainy, wickedness, wrong; atrociousness, evilness, heinousness, sinfulness, unscrupulousness, viciousness, vileness, villainousness; devilry (or deviltry), fiendishness; corruptness, debasement, degeneracy, degeneration, depravedness, dissoluteness, dissolution; indecency, lasciviousness, lechery, lewdness, looseness, perversion, pervertedness, wantonness; abomination, anathema, taboo (also tabu); criminality, reprehensibleness; baseness, despicableness, dirtiness, lowness, meanness; lousiness, miserableness, wretchednessNear Antonyms good, right; honesty, honor, integrity, legitimacy, probity, rectitude, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, uprightness; goodness, righteousness, virtuousness; blamelessness; chastity, innocence, perfection, pureness, purity, spotlessness; cleanness, correctness, decency, decorousness, propriety, rightness, seemlinessAntonyms morality, virtue

  3. 3 the state or quality of being utterly evil <the depravity of the demons and devils in many tales of horror> Synonyms atrociousness, atrocity, badness, depravedness, enormity, diabolicalness, evilness, heinousness, hideousness, monstrosity, sinfulness, vileness, wickednessRelated Words accursedness, baseness, cursedness, devilishness, execrableness, fiendishness, hellishness; corruption, decadence, degeneracy, pervertedness; immorality; infamy, notorietyNear Antonyms morality; chasteness, innocence, purityAntonyms goodness, righteousness, virtuousness



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