pravity

pravity

(ˈprævɪtɪ)
n
1. depravity, moral degeneracy, perversion
2. archaic (in contexts other than morality) corruption, poor quality, unwholesomeness
3. archaic (physically, particularly of the limbs) twisted quality, deformity
References in classic literature ?
Sin, seen from the thought, is a diminution, or less: seen from the conscience or will, it is pravity or bad.
Mean while the sudden affluence occasioned by trade, forced open all the sluices of luxury and overflowed the land with every species of profligacy and corruption; a total pravity of manners would ensue" (198).