depravity

[ dih-prav-i-tee ]
/ dɪˈpræv ɪ ti /

noun, plural de·prav·i·ties. for 2.

the state of being depraved.
a depraved act or practice.

Origin of depravity

First recorded in 1635–45; deprave + -ity

Related forms

non·de·prav·i·ty, noun, plural non·de·prav·i·ties.
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depravity

/ (dɪˈprævɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the state or an instance of moral corruption

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