depravement

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From deprave +‎ -ment.

NounEdit

depravement (plural depravements)

  1. (archaic) Depravity; corruption.
    • 1646, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, I.10:
      And to this effect he maketh men believe that apparitions, and such as confirm his existence are either deceptions of sight, or melancholly depravements of phansie.
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