How to use Depraved in a sentence
His power comes from the depraved and the forbidden.
And finally she made a wicked plan to satisfy her depraved appetite for pork.
There had hardly ever been a period when food had been so dear, when wages had been so low, when poverty had been so widespread, and the condition of the lower orders so depraved and so hopeless, as in the early years of the queens reign.
The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart."
Sasha had a side that was far more depraved than that of any of Wynn's other sons.Advertisement
It proceeded much more rapidly after the restraining influence of the missions was removed, leaving them free to revert to savagery; and the downward progress of the race was fearfully accelerated during the mining period, when they were abused, depraved, and in large numbers killed.
Confucius was wont to say that he who was not acquainted with the Shih was not fit to be conversed with, and that the study of it would produce a mind without a single depraved thought.
But the Russian rule has imposed many new taxes, in return for which Turkestan only gets troops of Russian merchants and officials, who too often accept the worst features of the depraved Mussulman civilization of the higher classes of the country.
A lover of peace through sheer cowardicer and as depraved in his morals as Chilperic, Guntram had played a vacillating and purely self-interested part in the family tragedy.
It 's a thoroughly disgusting sensory story about a depraved little so-and-so called Sydney who collects his nasal excretions to make a Boogeyman.Advertisement
The bill, which defines terms like "heinous", "cruel", and "depraved" does not define a specific governing body to control the sales and guide retailers.
The source of my magic is from the forbidden, the depraved.
In after years he so far forgot himself as to write of Saint-Simon as a depraved quack, and to deplore his connexion with him as purely mischievous.
Simple and honourable himself, he was shrewd and penetrating in his judgment of Orientals; and, unlike his great predecessor Clive, he rigidly adhered to the rule of good faith in his own actions, however depraved and however exasperating the conduct of those with whom he had to deal.
This soon caused a frenzy of stock-jobbing, which disturbed the stability of private fortunes and social positions, and depraved customs and manners with the seductive notion of easily obtained riches.Advertisement
Education was neglected and discouraged, servility and treachery were developed, and in less than a century the people had become depraved and degraded to an almost incredible extent.
The idea of something so sweet in Czerno's depraved hold irked him.
The domesticated animals inject their hooves onto depraved and overgrazed fields.
Prosecutions do not require scores of witnesses swearing on oath that they were in fact depraved and corrupted; it is all hypothetical.
You believe that God's grace enables you to choose to believe in him, even tho you yourself are totally depraved.Advertisement
School governors found the contents so depraved they called in the police.
It was described in the Gentleman's Magazine " The very many disgusting if not depraved exhibitions of human nature in the paintings.
I becoming totally depraved, I committed the horrid murders for which my heart now bleeds within me.
A morally depraved woman is transferred into literature in gates.
For insanity to run riot there has to be the presence of a depraved and seriously unbalanced mind.Advertisement
Arm across shoulder a morally depraved woman in at the.
He was hard alike on the lazy, the depraved, and the weak, and tried to get them expelled from the commune.
They are described as an idle, depraved people, spending their time for the most part in loitering about the harbour, or carousing over the fine wine of Maronea.
And for the briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the book of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice, howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuse of the times."
Thus the liability to tubercular infection is far commoner in the midst of a depraved population than in one fulfilling the primary laws of nature; rickets is a disease of great cities rather than of rural districts; and syphilis is more disastrous and protracted in its course in the depraved in health than in the robust.Advertisement