depravity

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Noun[change]

Singular
depravity

Plural
depravities

  1. (uncountable) The state or condition of being depraved; moral debasement.
    He was a very bad man, lost in depravity.
  2. (countable) A very bad act or trait.
    Susan's depravity was her husband's murder.
  3. (uncountable) (Christianity) Evil that is part of human nature, contamination by sin.
    Our depravity is the result of Adam's fall.

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