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See definition of depravation on Dictionary.com
  • as indebasement
  • as indegeneracy
  • as indepravity

synonyms for depravation

  • corruption
  • degradation
  • criminality
  • degradation
  • wickedness
  • abandonment
  • baseness
  • contamination
  • debasement
  • debauchery
  • degeneracy
  • evil
  • iniquity
  • lewdness
  • licentiousness
  • perversion
  • profligacy
  • sensuality
  • sinfulness
  • vice
  • viciousness
  • vitiation

antonyms for depravation

MOST RELEVANT
  • honor
  • ascent
  • increase
  • rise
  • development
  • improvement
  • morality
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How to use depravation in a sentence

When the Boston being abandons himself—or herself—to fashion, she suffers a depravation into something quite lurid.
APRIL HOPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
It is a voluptuous excess in drink to the depravation of reason.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
Now, no such depravation appears in the versions printed by Percy, Scott, and Jamieson.
THE ROMANTIC SCOTTISH BALLADS: THEIR EPOCH AND AUTHORSHIPROBERT CHAMBERS
Thus every legislation "has for its consequence at once the enslavement of society and the depravation of the legislators."
ANARCHISMPAUL ELTZBACHER
The depravation of manners, as savage as they were corrupt, is marked by the presence of the emperor himself.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
That it hath been still copied out and preserved without any such depravation or corruption as might frustrate its ends.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORYBAXTER RICHARD
How far this comedy contributed to the subsequent depravation of Roman character, it is difficult to say.
THE ROMAN POETS OF THE REPUBLICWILLIAM YOUNG SELLAR
Gulosity is the general nature of it: excess is the matter: depravation of reason is its special form.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
It does but prove how early and how widespread is this depravation of the Text.
THE CAUSES OF THE CORRUPTION OF THE TRADITIONAL TEXT OF THE HOLY GOSPELSJOHN BURGON
Like gambling, they work, in but too many cases, a permanent depravation of all moral principle and all moral habits.
SECRET BAND OF BROTHERSJONATHAN HARRINGTON GREEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPRAVATION

  • corruption
  • degradation
  • depravation
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