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depravity
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Definition complete immorality or evilness
  • Feed your better nature—not the depravity within you.
depravity = immorality or evilness
  • It is a terrible story of an innocent who trusted a man who treated her with ruthless depravity.
  • depravity = complete immorality or evilness
  • And yet his crime was committed more in thoughtlessness than deliberate depravity.
    Twain, Mark  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • "It is when my umbrella turns inside out that I am convinced of the total depravity of inanimate things," she said gaily.
    Montgomery, Lucy Maud  --  Anne of The Island
  • She at first lacked the depravity indispensable to shutting me up in mental darkness.
    Douglass, Frederick  --  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave
  • You're dangerous and depraved, and you ought to be taken outside and shot!
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • depraved = completely immoral or evil
  • "Why are you constantly escorting me places?" I say. "Isn't there a depraved activity you're supposed to be taking part in? Kicking puppies or spying on girls while they change, or something?"
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • depraved = completely immoral or evil
  • And yet his crime was committed more in thoughtlessness than deliberate depravity.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • depravity = immorality or evilness
  • To me, religion is about our dignity, not our depravity.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • depravity = immorality or evilness
  • Now the planners are asking their people not to blame the government, but to blame the depravity of the rich,
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • depravity = complete immorality or evilness
  • His own explorations have suggested to him that prostitutes are motivated less by depravity than by poverty,
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • depravity = complete immorality or evil
  • not one drop of real depravity had penetrated to her heart;
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • depravity = immorality or evilness
  • Underpinning all of it ... lay a bedrock of depravity and violence
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • depravity = complete immorality or evilness
  • Luther had proclaimed that mankind was totally depraved after the Fall from Grace.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • depraved = immoral or evil
  • Was there no end to their depravity?
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • depravity = immorality or evilness
  • I have prayed-to both sides-for release from this depravity of thought,
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • depravity = immorality or evilness
  • The enormity of the crime and the extreme depravity of the criminal, appear the greater in view of the character of the victim,
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • depravity = immorality or evilness
  • He was hard alike on the lazy, the depraved, and the weak, and tried to get them expelled from the commune.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • depraved = immoral
  • And what was the repentance that was extorted from the hardness of her heart and the blackness of her depravity?
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • depravity = immorality or evilness
  • So he was becoming depraved.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
depraved = completely immoral or evil

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