moral turpitude

moral turpitude

noun
1.
conduct that is regarded as immoral.
2.
an instance of such conduct.

Origin:
1875–80

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Main Entry:  moral turpitude
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  evil character, lack of integrity
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