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As a child, I was never drawn toward depraved or extreme situations; I really wanted a normal little childhood. Unfortunately, that's just not what happened.
Augusten Burroughs

Meaning of "depraved" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DEPRAVED

depraved  [dɪˈpreɪvd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DEPRAVED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Depraved is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DEPRAVED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of depraved in the English dictionary

The definition of depraved in the dictionary is morally bad or debased; corrupt; perverted.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DEPRAVED


architraved
ˈɑːkɪˌtreɪvd
contrived
kənˈtraɪvd
deprived
dɪˈpraɪvd
engraved
ɪnˈɡreɪvd
glaived
ɡleɪvd
paved
peɪvd
uncontrived
ˌʌnkənˈtraɪvd
undepraved
ˌʌndɪˈpreɪvd
undeprived
ˌʌndɪˈpraɪvd
underived
ˌʌndɪˈraɪvd
unenslaved
ˌʌnɪnˈsleɪvd
unmotived
ʌnˈməʊtɪvd
unpaved
ʌnˈpaɪvd
unsaved
ʌnˈseɪvd
unshaved
ʌnˈʃeɪvd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DEPRAVED

depravation
deprave
depravedly
depravedness
depravement
depraver
depravingly
depravities
depravity
deprecable
deprecate
deprecating
deprecatingly
deprecation
deprecative
deprecatively
deprecator
deprecatorily
deprecatory
depreciable

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEPRAVED

approved
beloved
bereaved
broad-leaved
curved
deserved
greaved
ill-behaved
improved
involved
leaved
moved
perceived
received
relieved
removed
reserved
resolved
short-lived
well-behaved

Synonyms and antonyms of depraved in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DEPRAVED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «depraved» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of depraved

Translation of «depraved» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEPRAVED

Find out the translation of depraved to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of depraved from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «depraved» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

堕落
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

depravada
570 millions of speakers

English

depraved
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भ्रष्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لئيم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

развратная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

depravada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চরিত্রহীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dépravé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kejam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verdorben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

堕落した
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

타락
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Depraved
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đồi bại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வக்கிரமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भ्रष्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ahlaksız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

depravato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zdeprawowany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розпусна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

depravat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διεφθαρμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verdorwe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fördärvad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fordervet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of depraved

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEPRAVED»

The term «depraved» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.332 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DEPRAVED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «depraved» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «depraved» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about depraved

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10 QUOTES WITH «DEPRAVED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word depraved.
1
Mikhail Bakunin
The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart.
2
Tina Brown
Who was Amanda Knox? Was she a fresh-faced honor student from Seattle who met anyone's definition of an all-American girl - attractive, athletic, smart, hard-working, adventuresome, in love with languages and travel? Or was her pretty face a mask, a duplicitous cover for a depraved soul?
3
Augusten Burroughs
As a child, I was never drawn toward depraved or extreme situations; I really wanted a normal little childhood. Unfortunately, that's just not what happened.
4
Bob Cousy
I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid.
5
Gale Anne Hurd
What's so wonderful about 'The Walking Dead' is that we're able to explore human nature in its most depraved as well as its most humanitarian in each episode.
6
Diane Paulus
We're a depraved civilization. All this technology, all the computer games and the iPhones... nobody will sit for art anymore. What a dismaying state of humanity.
7
John Ruskin
Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
8
Philip Sidney
Plato found fault that the poets of his time filled the world with wrong opinions of the gods, making light tales of that unspotted essence, and therefore would not have the youth depraved with such opinions.
9
Charles R. Swindoll
You and I are, by birth, by nature, and by choice, inwardly depraved, which is to say that we are entirely corrupt. That's not to say that we have no good in us; we do. However, anything good in us has been tainted with evil. It touches everything. Without the redeeming power of Christ we cannot halt our own moral slide.
10
Dallas Willard
I believe that every human being is sufficiently depraved that when we get to Heaven, no one will be able to say, 'I merited this.'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEPRAVED»

Discover the use of depraved in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to depraved and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Depraved
The heinous bloodlust of Dr. H.H. Holmes is notorious -- but only Harold Schechter's Depraved tells the complete story of the killer whose evil acts of torture and murder flourished within miles of the Chicago World's Fair.
Harold Schechter, 2008
2
Depraved
A group of young travelers is trapped in an isolated, backwards town where they could become human sacrifices for the annual feast.
Bryan Smith, 2009
3
Depraved and Disorderly: Female Convicts, Sexuality and ...
This innovative book tells the powerful stories of convict women, while drawing out broader themes of gender and sexual disorder and race and class dynamics.
Joy Damousi, 1997
4
Depraved Blood: The Young Bloodsuckers Series
This first entry in "The Young Bloodsuckers Series" is the story of three desperate, lost souls-a teenage brother and sister and a man on the verge of a breakdown-whose lives are forever changed by two ancient yet boyish vampires, one good ...
P. J. Dominicis, 2012
5
Depraved Indifference
A DRUNK DRIVING CASE IS ONLY A DRUNK DRIVING CASE.
Joseph Teller, 2012
6
Depraved
About a boys' reform school, this is a true story which took place fifty years ago.
Leo Gallagher, 2000
7
Cannibal Serial Killers: Profiles of Depraved Flesh-Eating ...
What could drive someone to kill and eat a fellow human being? This book examines the most notorious cases of serial killer cannibalism from Sawney Bean and Albert Fish to Jeffrey Dahmer and Andrei Chikatilo.
Christopher Berry-Dee, 2011
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Depraved and Insulting English
A humorous compendium of unsavory, offensive, and off-color words offers pronunciation, definitions, example sentences, and commentary on English vocabulary meant to insult and ridicule those on the outskirts of mainstream society or who ...
Peter Novobatzky, Ammon Shea, 2001
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The Real Animal House: The Awesomely Depraved Saga of the ...
"Loud, raucous, infantile, racy, and very funny...The book is full of likable eccentrics, sexual shenanigans, and--if you know where to look for them--valuable life lessons."--Booklist Animal House, the movie, didn't tell the half of it.
Chris Miller, 2007
10
Your Rabbit: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing
This collection of thirty-eight terrifying tales of serial killers at large, written by the great masters of the genre, plumbs the horrifying depths of a deranged mind and the forces of evil that compel a human being to murder, gruesomely ...
Nancy Searle, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DEPRAVED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term depraved is used in the context of the following news items.
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Anthony Batts out as Baltimore police commissioner
... driving the van used to transport Gray after his arrest, faces the most charges, and the most severe: second-degree depraved-heart murder. «WMUR Manchester, Jul 15»
2
New York Passes Yes Means Yes Policy to Help Fight Campus Rape
Ashton told me that bachelorette parties aren't just getting more depraved, they're also getting far more extravagant, demanding, and expensive ... «Vogue.com, Jul 15»
3
Manslaughter charge upgraded to murder for man accused in beating
The series of events “exhibited a depraved mind without regard for human life,” although the alleged actions were not premeditated, the ... «The News Herald, Jul 15»
4
Cruel and Sadistic Running of the Bulls Must Stop
It's the time of year when virtually every television station airs video, sometimes on multiple days, of one of the most depraved and sadistic ... «WTNH Connecticut News, Jul 15»
5
Which Star Wars spin-offs should Disney really be making?
... to instil such fear? What horrors has it seen? And then the possibilities of delving into its dark and depraved past become apparent. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
6
Terror suspect accused of killing four people in two states faces new …
He would then lead a life of depraved crime and violence. Washington state court records from 2012 obtained by Fox News show Brown was ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
7
Dozens of ISIS fighters 'POISONED' after eating post-Ramadan feast …
DOZENS of fighters allied to the depraved jihadi group Islamic State (ISIS) have died after eating a poisoned meal. By Tom Batchelor. «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
8
Dashcam video of wild chase in New Jersey involving stolen police …
... his reckless conduct, he's completely depraved, that he would without question have no problem smashing into civilian vehicles," Rowe said. «WABC-TV, Jul 15»
9
Phillip Dutfield: Kiddie Porn Collecting Grandpa Dodges Jail Over …
But this time, even though he's on his third strike — and went out of his way to access the depraved material on a university computer after a ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
10
Gotham season 2 spoilers: Gotham 2 to include Mr Freeze, Joker …
... as supervillains more ambitious and depraved are introduced, and a realignment of alliances shakes up the fight for power in Gotham City. «Vine Report, Jul 15»

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