Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 04/08/15 Turpitude

Turpitude (noun)
turpitude [tur-pi-tood, -tyood]


noun
1. vile, shameful, or base character; depravity.
2. a vile or depraved act.

Synonyms
1. wickedness, vice, vileness, wrongdoing.

Origin: 1480-90; < Latin turpitūdō, equivalent to turpi(s) base, vile + -tūdō -tude

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