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  • n. The state of being corrupt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being corrupt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being corrupt; putrid state; corruption.
  • n. A state of moral impurity: as, the corruptness of a judge.
  • n. A vitiated state; debasement; impurity: as, the corruptness of language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
  • n. the state of being corrupt

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