(dp`r*v"shn), n. [L. depravitio, from depravare: cf. F. dpravation. See Deprave.] 1. Detraction; depreciation. [Obs.]
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To stubborn critics, apt, without a theme,
For depravation.
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2. The act of depraving, or making anything bad; the act of corrupting.
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3. The state of being depraved or degenerated; degeneracy; depravity.
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The depravation of his moral character destroyed his judgment.
Sir G. C. Lewis.
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4. (Med.) Change for the worse; deterioration; morbid perversion.

Syn. -- Depravity; corruption. See Depravity.
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