verb (used with object), de·praved, de·prav·ing.
Words nearby deprave
Origin of deprave
OTHER WORDS FROM depravedep·ra·va·tion [dep-ruh-vey-shuh n] /ˌdɛp rəˈveɪ ʃən/, nounde·prav·er, nounde·prav·ing·ly, adverbnon·dep·ra·va·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for depravation
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?