depravity


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de·prav·i·ty

(dĕ-prav'i-tē),
A depraved act or the condition of being depraved.
Synonym(s): depravation
An inherent deficiency of moral sense and rectitude, equivalent to the statutory term, ‘depravity of heart’, defined as the highest grade of malice, or indifference to the lives of others, which may result in a person’s conviction of second-degree murder
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