verb (used with object), de·praved, de·prav·ing.
- depot injection,
Origin of deprave
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?
Word Origin for deprave
late 14c., "corrupt, lead astray, pervert," from Old French depraver (14c.) or directly from Latin depravare "distort, disfigure;" figuratively "to pervert, seduce, corrupt," from de- "completely" (see de-) + pravus "crooked." Related: Depraved; depraving.