- The definition of depraved is immoral or morally corrupt.
When you continually lie to your spouse so that you can conduct extramarital affairs, this is an example of depraved behavior.
depraved definition by Webster's New World
- depravedly adverb
depraved definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- de·pravˈed·ly adverb
Variant of deprave
- to lead into bad habits; make morally bad; corrupt; pervert
- Obsolete to defame or slander
Origin: Middle English depraven ; from Old French depraver ; from Classical Latin depravare, to make crooked ; from de-, intensive plush pravus, crooked ; from Indo-European base an unverified form pra-, to bend from source Middle Irish rāth, bulwark