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Definition of "corruptive" [cor•rupt•ive]

  • Tending to corrupt. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "corruptive" in a sentence
  • "_misery, _ is, in the first way, anything contrary to the will's natural appetite, namely corruptive or distressing evils, the contrary of which man desires naturally, wherefore the Philosopher says (Rhet. ii, 8) that "pity is sorrow for a visible evil, whether corruptive or distressing.""
  • "And as usual they run out without knowing the facts giving cover to the very kind of corruptive practices they claim to be against."
  • "And so, the question that CCP is offering is not simply whether or not Oprah the idividual has a right to endorse a candidate and the "corruptive" influence that may come from that endorsement but what is the impact of the endorsement of Oprah the media empire."