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Definition of "depravation" [dep•ra•va•tion]

  • Detraction; depreciation. (noun)
  • The act of depraving, or making anything bad; the act of corrupting. (noun)
  • The state of being depraved or degenerated; degeneracy; depravity. (noun)
  • Change for the worse; deterioration; morbid perversion. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "depravation" in a sentence
  • "I ache for you … sleep depravation is absolutely the worst … hang in there … wishing you sweet dreams tonight! pam Said,"
  • "March 30th, 2010 at 1: 26 pm tombaker says: freedom from depravation is the most important freedom of all. something today’s soft, pink, spoiled rotten righties have conveniently forgotten. the proud, hardworking americans of the past would turn away in shame from this tearabble mob."
  • "If this be improvement, truly I know not what can be called a depravation of society."