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depravity

[dih-prav-i-tee] /dɪˈpræv ɪ ti/
noun, plural depravities. for 2.
1.
the state of being depraved.
2.
a depraved act or practice.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; deprave + -ity
Related forms
nondepravity, noun, plural nondepravities.
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British Dictionary definitions for depravities

depravity

/dɪˈprævɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the state or an instance of moral corruption
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Word Origin and History for depravities

depravity

n.

1640s; see deprave + -ity. Earlier in same sense was pravity.

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