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Corruption vs. Wickedness

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Corruptionnoun

The act of corrupting or of impairing integrity, virtue, or moral principle; the state of being corrupted or debased; loss of purity or integrity; depravity; wickedness; impurity; bribery.

Wickednessnoun

The state of being wicked; evil disposition; immorality.

Corruptionnoun

The act of corrupting or making putrid, or state of being corrupt or putrid; decomposition or disorganization, in the process of putrefaction; putrefaction; deterioration.

Wickednessnoun

A wicked or sinful thing or act; morally bad or objectionable behaviour.

Corruptionnoun

The product of corruption; putrid matter.

Wickednessnoun

The quality or state of being wicked; departure from the rules of the divine or the moral law; evil disposition or practices; immorality; depravity; sinfulness.

‘God saw that the wickedness of man was great.’; ‘Their inward part is very wickedness.’;

Corruptionnoun

The decomposition of biological matter.

Wickednessnoun

A wicked thing or act; crime; sin; iniquity.

‘I'll never care what wickedness I do,If this man comes to good.’;

Corruptionnoun

The seeking of bribes.

Wickednessnoun

morally objectionable behavior

Corruptionnoun

(computing) The destruction of data by manipulation of parts of it, either by deliberate or accidental human action or by imperfections in storage or transmission media.

Wickednessnoun

absence of moral or spiritual values;

‘the powers of darkness’;

Corruptionnoun

The act of changing, or of being changed, for the worse; departure from what is pure, simple, or correct

‘a corruption of style’; ‘corruption in language’;

Wickednessnoun

the quality of being wicked

Corruptionnoun

(linguistics) A debased or nonstandard form of a word, expression, or text, resulting from misunderstanding, transcription error, mishearing, etc.

Wickednessnoun

estrangement from god

Corruptionnoun

Something that is evil but is supposed to be good.

Wickedness

Wickedness is generally considered a synonym for evil or sinfulness. Among theologians and philosophers, it has the more specific meaning of a profound evil committed consciously and of free will.

Corruptionnoun

The act of corrupting or making putrid, or state of being corrupt or putrid; decomposition or disorganization, in the process of putrefaction; putrefaction; deterioration.

‘The inducing and accelerating of putrefaction is a subject of very universal inquiry; for corruption is a reciprocal to "generation".’;

Corruptionnoun

The product of corruption; putrid matter.

Corruptionnoun

The act of corrupting or of impairing integrity, virtue, or moral principle; the state of being corrupted or debased; loss of purity or integrity; depravity; wickedness; impurity; bribery.

‘It was necessary, by exposing the gross corruptions of monasteries, . . . to exite popular indignation against them.’; ‘They abstained from some of the worst methods of corruption usual to their party in its earlier days.’;

Corruptionnoun

The act of changing, or of being changed, for the worse; departure from what is pure, simple, or correct; as, a corruption of style; corruption in language.

‘Corruption of blood can be removed only by act of Parliament.’;

Corruptionnoun

lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain

Corruptionnoun

in a state of progressive putrefaction

Corruptionnoun

decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation)

Corruptionnoun

moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles;

‘the luxury and corruption among the upper classes’; ‘moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration’; ‘its brothels; its opium parlors; its depravity’;

Corruptionnoun

destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity;

‘corruption of a minor’; ‘the big city's subversion of rural innocence’;

Corruptionnoun

inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by commiting a felony);

‘he was held on charges of corruption and racketeering’;

Corruption

Corruption, as it is defined by the World Bank, is a form of dishonesty or a criminal offense which is undertaken by a person or an organization which is entrusted with a position of authority, in order to acquire illicit benefits or abuse power for one's private gain. Corruption may involve many activities which include bribery and embezzlement, and it may also involve practices which are legal in many countries.

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