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depraved

Syllabification: de·praved
Pronunciation: /dəˈprāvd
 
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Definition of depraved in English:

adjective

Morally corrupt; wicked: a depraved indifference to human life
More example sentences
  • Inevitably, you must wonder whether barbarism is the natural condition of man let loose, or the depraved state of man when corrupted by violence.
  • Legend tells us that the golden civilisation became so corrupt and depraved that it was destroyed by the angry gods - but did the city ever exist at all?
  • It isn't the first time he has shown a depraved indifference toward responsibility, and sadly, it may not be the last.
Synonyms
corrupt, perverted, deviant, degenerate, debased, immoral, unprincipled;
debauched, dissolute, licentious, lecherous, prurient, indecent, sordid;
wicked, sinful, vile, iniquitous, nefarious
informal warped, twisted, sick

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