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1. corruption

noun. ['kɝˈʌpʃən'] lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain.

Synonyms

  • incorrupt
  • venality
  • corrupt
  • infection
  • dishonesty
  • corruptness

Antonyms

  • honesty
  • corrupt
  • incorruptness
  • ingenuousness

Etymology

  • corruption (French)
  • corruptio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Corruption

  • disruption
  • interruption
  • eruption

Sentences with corruption


1. Noun, singular or mass
I would suggest you buy a new one to avoid data corruption or data lost.

Quotes about corruption


1. The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
- Kurt Cobain

2. At this time of year it's easy to forget the true meaning of Christianity - the lies, the corruption, the abuse.
- Banksy

3. The humble sinner will sometimes be interpreted as one of the filthiest in the eyes of man yet immersed in the eyes of God, and this is due to the volition of honesty regarding his own corruption.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. corruption

noun. ['kɝˈʌpʃən'] in a state of progressive putrefaction.

Synonyms

  • putridness
  • rot
  • putrescence
  • rottenness

Antonyms

  • rightness
  • good
  • goodness
  • incorruptibility

Etymology

  • corruption (French)
  • corruptio (Latin)

3. corruption

noun. ['kɝˈʌpʃən'] moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles.

Synonyms

  • depravation
  • immorality
  • depravity
  • degeneracy

Antonyms

  • perfect
  • good health
  • legality
  • righteousness

Etymology

  • corruption (French)
  • corruptio (Latin)

4. corruption

noun. ['kɝˈʌpʃən'] inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by commiting a felony).

Synonyms

  • inducing

Antonyms

  • moral
  • honest

Etymology

  • corruption (French)
  • corruptio (Latin)

5. corruption

noun. ['kɝˈʌpʃən'] decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation).

Antonyms

  • scrupulousness

Etymology

  • corruption (French)
  • corruptio (Latin)

6. corruption

noun. ['kɝˈʌpʃən'] destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity.

Synonyms

  • subversion
  • debasement

Antonyms

  • straight
  • dishonesty
  • fresh

Etymology

  • corruption (French)
  • corruptio (Latin)
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