Depravity – Moral corruption; wickedness
To remember the definition of the word depravity, use the following mnemonic:
The deep cavity (depravity) had a big moral compass down it that was broken: it was morally corrupt.
Examples of depravity in a sentence
Although Amy was raised in a religious household, she now lives a life filled with depravity.
Since she loved Henry, she tended to ignore all the acts of depravity in which he had engaged.
The judge gave the criminal extra years for the depravity of his offences.