Deprave Definition

dĭ-prāv
depraved, depraving
verb
depraved, depraving
To lead into bad habits; make morally bad; corrupt; pervert.
Webster's New World
To defame or slander.
Webster's New World

To speak ill of; to depreciate; to malign; to revile.

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Origin of Deprave

  • Middle English depraven to corrupt from Old French depraver from Latin dēprāvāre dē- de- prāvus crooked

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French depraver, from Latin dēprāvāre (“pervert, distort, corrupt”), from de- + pravus (“crooked, distorted, perverse, wicked”).

    From Wiktionary

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