Definition of depravity :
The state of being depraved or corrupted; a vitiated state of moral character; general badness of character; wickedness of mind or heart; absence of religious feeling and principle.
iniquity, rottenness, depravation, bestiality, guilt, putrescence, decadence, subversion, delinquency, villainy, corruptness, putrefaction, decadency, decomposition, clean, viciousness, misdeed, flagitiousness, rot, ungodliness, offense, unrighteousness, putridness, crime, ill-doing, fault, wrong, wrong-doing, transgression, rotting, degeneracy
badness (part of speech: noun)
vulgarity (part of speech: noun)
earthiness, colloquialism, brutishness, rudeness, coarseness, grossness, brazenness, gracelessness, outlandishness, rankness, offensiveness, saltiness, garishness, vernacular, gaudiness, ignominy, boorishness, baseness, commonness, repulsiveness, roughness, crassness, profanity, tawdriness, indelicacy, vulgarity, shamelessness, sleaze, tactlessness, clumsiness, inelegance, tastelessness, rawness, lowness, barbarism, broadness, crudeness, animality
vice (part of speech: noun)
evildoing, sinfulness, criminality, impropriety, immorality, sadism, degeneration, damnability, reprehensibleness, blameworthiness, perverseness, indecency, obnoxiousness, corruption, wickedness, sinisterness, perversion, villainousness, iniquitousness, debauchery, debasement, sin, feloniousness
- She insists upon natural goodness; he, upon innate depravity. - "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
- He could see no necessity for a change of heart; he did not believe in the doctrine of total depravity, not he; no indeed, he thought the world much better than many people would have us believe. - "Elsie Dinsmore", Martha Finley.
- And he stood a moment in bitter contemplation of Sir Robert Peel's depravity. - "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.