Immoralities
Immorality Im`mo*ral"i*ty, n.; pl. {Immoralities}. [Cf. F. immoralit['e].] 1. The state or quality of being immoral; vice. [1913 Webster]

The root of all immorality. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

2. An immoral act or practice. [1913 Webster]

Luxury and sloth and then a great drove of heresies and immoralities broke loose among them. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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