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moral turpitude

Definitions

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  • n. depravity
  • n. Any base or vile conduct, contrary to accepted morals, that accompanies a crime

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Examples

  • He attributed not to moral turpitude his errours nor his crimes, but to the prevalence of ill example, and to an unjustifiable and dangerous levity, which irresistibly led him to treat with mockery and trifling the most serious subjects.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

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