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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Morally corrupt; perverted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of deprave.
  • adj. Describing a person or action that is perverted or extremely wrong in a moral sense.
  • adj. Also corrupt in a moral sense, or disposition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Perverted; vitiated: as, a depraved appetite.
  • Morally bad; destitute of moral principle; corrupt; wicked: as, a depraved nature.

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

  • adj. deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good

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