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Definition of "depraved" []

  • Morally corrupt; perverted. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "depraved" in a sentence
  • "Anyway, attacking a leader's critics (you call it "depraved") because our country's enemies agree with them on some points is an ancient, cynical smear tactic."
  • "That she was mentally ill should have set into motion a whole series of actions and reactions on the part of hospital and social services professionals–none of whom could be bothered to reach out to this woman and help her–a clear application of the term depraved indifference if I’ve ever heard it."
  • "How much more depraved is a Traci Lords video than a video of dogfighting?"