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TURPITUDE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does turpitude mean? 

TURPITUDE (noun)
  The noun TURPITUDE has 1 sense:

1. a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice

  Familiarity information: TURPITUDE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TURPITUDE (noun)


Sense 1turpitude [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

turpitude; depravity

Context example:

the various turpitudes of modern society

Hypernyms ("turpitude" is a kind of...):

evildoing; transgression (the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle)


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