verb (used with object), de·praved, de·prav·ing.
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Origin of deprave
OTHER WORDS FROM depravedep·ra·va·tion [dep-ruh-vey-shuhn], /ˌdɛp rəˈveɪ ʃən/, nounde·prav·er, nounde·prav·ing·ly, adverbnon·dep·ra·va·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for deprave
We can admit the intractability of depravation, and still strive for dignity.
Thus every legislation "has for its consequence at once the enslavement of society and the depravation of the legislators."Anarchism|Paul Eltzbacher
If this be improvement, truly I know not what can be called a depravation of society.
When then, and where did the work of depravation take place?