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depravity
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
complete immorality or evilness
  • His depravity with women was not simply what it used to be, but even more revolting.
    Book 1 -- The History Of A Family (59% in)
depravity = immorality or evilness
  • In a man so depraved this might, of course, mean no more than sensual attraction.
    Book 1 -- The History Of A Family (25% in)
  • There is no moral depravity, no real corrupt inner cynicism in it, but there is the appearance of it, and it is often looked upon among them as something refined, subtle, daring, and worthy of imitation.
    Book 1 -- The History Of A Family (52% in)
  • I thought," he said, in a soft and, as it were, controlled voice, "that I was coming to my native place with the angel of my heart, my betrothed, to cherish his old age, and I find nothing but a depraved profligate, a despicable clown!"
    Book 2 -- An Unfortunate Gathering (69% in)
  • I've seen in the factories children of nine years old, frail, rickety, bent and already depraved.
    Book 6 -- The Russian Monk (77% in)

There are no more uses of "depravity" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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