Depravation

Definition of Depravation

Dep`ra`va´tion   Pronunciation: dĕp`rå`vā´shŭn
n.1.Detraction; depreciation.
To stubborn critics, apt, without a theme,
For depravation.
- Shak.
2.The act of depraving, or making anything bad; the act of corrupting.
3.The state of being depraved or degenerated; degeneracy; depravity.
The depravation of his moral character destroyed his judgment.
- Sir G. C. Lewis.
4.(Med.) Change for the worse; deterioration; morbid perversion.

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