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Meaning of TURPITUDE

Pronunciation:  'turpi`tood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice; "the various turpitudes of modern society"
 

TURPITUDE is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: depravity
 
 See Also: evildoing, transgression

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tur"pi*tude\, n. [L. turpitudo, from turpis foul,
base.]
Inherent baseness or vileness of principle, words, or
actions; shameful wickedness; depravity. --Shak.

 

 

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