- Depravity is defined as immorality or evilness.
An example of depravity is molestation.
- a depraved condition; corruption; wickedness
- pl. depravities a depraved act or practice
Origin: altered (after deprave) ; from obsolete pravity ; from Classical Latin pravitas, crookedness
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noun pl. de·prav·i·ties
- Moral corruption or degradation.
- A depraved act or condition.