depraved


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de·praved

 (dĭ-prāvd′)
adj.
Morally corrupt; perverted.

de·prav′ed·ly (-prā′vĭd-lē, -prāvd′lē) adv.

depraved

(dɪˈpreɪvd)
adj
morally bad or debased; corrupt; perverted
depravedness n

de•praved

(dɪˈpreɪvd)

adj.
morally corrupt or perverted.
[1585–95]
de•praved′ly (-ˈpreɪvd li, -ˈpreɪ vɪd-) adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.depraved - deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"
corrupt - lacking in integrity; "humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation"; "a corrupt and incompetent city government"

depraved

depraved

adjective
Utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior:
Translations

depraved

[dɪˈpreɪvd] ADJdepravado

depraved

[dɪˈpreɪvd] adj [person] → dépravé(e)

depraved

depraved

[dɪˈpreɪvd] adj (frm) → depravato/a
References in classic literature ?
There was a way to deal with that, and I dealt; the more readily for my full vision--on the evidence--of our employer's late clever, good-looking "own" man; impudent, assured, spoiled, depraved.
But so depraved a child,--are you not afraid she will teach her some mischief?
I was rich enough now--yet poor to hideous indigence: a nature the most gross, impure, depraved I ever saw, was associated with mine, and called by the law and by society a part of me.
The poor despised Parisian may be a very wicked and depraved person, but certainly he goes about with an absolute unconsciousness of it upon his gay and kindly countenance.
But our depraved age does not deserve to enjoy such a blessing as those ages enjoyed when knights-errant took upon their shoulders the defence of kingdoms, the protection of damsels, the succour of orphans and minors, the chastisement of the proud, and the recompense of the humble.
SOCRATES: And will life be worth having, if that higher part of man be destroyed, which is improved by justice and depraved by injustice?
To them the whole sex, from queens of France to milliners, are essentially depraved, licentious, intriguing, not a little rascally, fundamentally deceitful, and incapable of thought about anything but trifles.
There is," said he, at the end of his meditations, "a clever maxim, which bears upon what I was saying to you some little while ago, and that is, that unless wicked ideas take root in a naturally depraved mind, human nature, in a right and wholesome state, revolts at crime.
Depraved as a girl, adulterous as a wife, an unnatural sister, homicide, poisoner, execrated by all who knew her, by every nation that had been visited by her, she died accursed by Heaven and earth.
With a cold but not depraved nor wandering heart, and a mind never feverish with riotous thoughts, nor perplexed with originality, who could have anticipated that our friend would entitle himself to a foremost place among the doers of eccentric deeds?
As I afterwards discovered, indeed, these two females had most of the excellences of a devoted wife and daughter, their frivolities being the result of vicious educations or of no educations at all, rather than of depraved hearts.
An utterly, hopelessly depraved nature was expressed in physical terms, that taken each separately had nothing positively startling.