depravedness
noun see depraved

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  • Depravedness — De*prav ed*ness, n. Depravity. Hammond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • depravedness — noun The state of being depraved; depravity …   Wiktionary

  • depravedness — n. degeneracy, immorality, corruption …   English contemporary dictionary

  • depravedness — de·praved·ness …   English syllables

  • depravedness — noun see depraved …   Useful english dictionary

  • Imbecilities — Imbecility Im be*cil i*ty, n.; pl. {Imbecilities}. [L. imbecillitas: cf. F. imb[ e]cillit[ e].] The quality of being imbecile; weakness; feebleness, esp. of mind. [1913 Webster] Cruelty . . . argues not only a depravedness of nature, but also a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Imbecility — Im be*cil i*ty, n.; pl. {Imbecilities}. [L. imbecillitas: cf. F. imb[ e]cillit[ e].] The quality of being imbecile; weakness; feebleness, esp. of mind. [1913 Webster] Cruelty . . . argues not only a depravedness of nature, but also a meanness of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • depraved — adjective Date: 14th century marked by corruption or evil; especially perverted • depravedly adverb • depravedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • depraved — depravedly /di prayvd lee, pray vid /, adv. depravedness, n. /di prayvd /, adj. corrupt, wicked, or perverted. [1585 95; DEPRAVE + ED2] Syn. evil, sinful, debased, reprobate, degenerate; dissolute, profligate; licentious, lewd. See immoral. * * * …   Universalium

  • depravity — noun a) The state or condition of being depraved; moral debasement. Depravity in the oppressed is no apology for the oppressor. b) A particular depraved act or trait. There were men there who had committed merciless robberies, cruel murders,… …   Wiktionary

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