from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Morally corrupt; perverted.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

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

  • adjective deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good


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