noun, plural depravities. for 2.
the state of being depraved.
a depraved act or practice.

1635–45; deprave + -ity

nondepravity, noun, plural nondepravities. Unabridged
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depravity (dɪˈprævɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
the state or an instance of moral corruption

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Word Origin & History

1640s, from deprave + -ity. Earlier in same sense was pravity, from L. pravitas.
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Example sentences
And he regrets nothing except those incidents of depravity he may have
Outrage briefly followed his death, as though the depravity of men pummeling
  each other for public delight had just been revealed.
A: I try to stay ahead of the curve of weirdness and depravity, and it is
  increasingly difficult.
To the disappointment of hardened punters, depravity was lacking.
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