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TOTAL DEPRAVITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does total depravity mean? 

TOTAL DEPRAVITY (noun)
  The noun TOTAL DEPRAVITY has 1 sense:

1. the Calvinist doctrine that everyone is born in a state of corruption as a result of original sin

  Familiarity information: TOTAL DEPRAVITY used as a noun is very rare.


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TOTAL DEPRAVITY (noun)


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Meaning:

The Calvinist doctrine that everyone is born in a state of corruption as a result of original sin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("total depravity" is a kind of...):

theological doctrine (the doctrine of a religious group)


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