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Word of the Day – Turpitude

By May 6, 2016Word of the Day

Turpitude (noun)


Depraved or wicked behaviour, or character.

Origins around the 15th centure, from Latin, turpis ‘disgraceful’.

Example sentences

“He’s shown nothing but moral turpitude since he’s been here!”

“If he gets into power we’re in trouble, with his mix of political skill and moral turpitude.”

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