Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being corrupt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being corrupt.

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

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

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