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depravity
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
complete immorality or evilness
  • To what level of depravity has a society descended when it condemns a man simply because he is strong and great?
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (46% in)
depravity = complete immorality or evilness
  • Ellsworth Toohey said it was depraved not to take for granted that man is something which needs to be forgiven.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (91% in)
  • You can't escape human depravity, kid," he said gently.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (78% in)
  • He expects nothing of men, so no form of depravity can outrage him.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (19% in)
  • There's a limit even for intellectual depravity.'
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (77% in)
  • What depravity?
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (77% in)
  • Since when has he learned to talk about depravity?
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (78% in)
  • Everything enjoyable, from cigarettes to sex to ambition to the profit motive, is considered depraved or sinful.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (58% in)
  • He set out to sell Wynand to the public as the victim of a great passion for a depraved woman; it was Dominique who had forced her husband to champion an immoral cause, against his better judgment; she had almost wrecked her husband's paper, his standing, his reputation, the achievement of his whole life—for the sake of her lover.
    4.17 — Part 4 Chapter 17 (92% in)

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