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noun as in debasement

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noun as in degeneracy

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We can admit the intractability of depravation, and still strive for dignity.

When the Boston being abandons himself—or herself—to fashion, she suffers a depravation into something quite lurid.

It is a voluptuous excess in drink to the depravation of reason.

Now, no such depravation appears in the versions printed by Percy, Scott, and Jamieson.

Thus every legislation "has for its consequence at once the enslavement of society and the depravation of the legislators."

The depravation of manners, as savage as they were corrupt, is marked by the presence of the emperor himself.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to depravation, such as: atrophy, debasement, declination, decline, decrease, and devolution.

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