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used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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complete immorality or evilness
  • When I would come back from these excursions, I was often plunged into a kind of wonder at my vicarious depravity.
    p. 91.5
depravity = immorality

(editor's note:  Vicarious means experienced secondhand, so the last three words could be paraphrased as "my enjoyment at having seen such immoral behavior.")
There are no more uses of "depravity" in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

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