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moral bankruptcy


the state of being devoid of morality and ethics, used esp. for business and political entities


A complete lack of morals is moral bankruptcy.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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  • The period has become one of spiritual and moral bankruptcy.

    The Choctaw Freedmen Robert Elliott Flickinger
  • "There's such a thing as moral bankruptcy," said Sir James gloomily.

    The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough
  • The refusal to pay it would have implied a kind of moral bankruptcy.

    The High Heart Basil King
  • moral bankruptcy is what they have to fear, much more than failure of material riches.

    Records of Later Life Frances Ann Kemble
  • It is with relief that we leave the pages stained with the depravity and moral bankruptcy of the era of Countess Lichtenau.

    Women of the Teutonic Nations Hermann Schoenfeld

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