corrupted corrupted  /kə ˈrəp tɪd/


  1. (adj) containing errors or alterations
  2. (adj) ruined in character or quality



  1. The words locate him in a world of corrupted values, violence and boundless infantile indulgence.
  2. He can see it too in Gollum, a creepy creature who has been corrupted by having once possessed the Ring.
  3. Plenty hard, it seems, since somewhere in the course of our fin de sicle excess, we corrupted the culture of contrition as well.


  • Letter: Government could use a multi-agency overhaul

    Amusing and ironic? Perhaps. Absolutely chilling and unbelievable? Without a doubt. The federal government corrupted by scandal upon scandal is crumbling to pieces under the “leadership” of an inept president.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News


  1. Reacting to Monday's developments, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said that Gonzales' department had "suffered a severe crisis of leadership that allowed our justice system to be corrupted by political influence."
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Patrick Leahy Source: Forbes

  2. Mr Cameron said it was clear that Labour had been "in power too long" and had been "corrupted by power".
    on Dec 30, 2008 By: David Cameron Source: Metro

  3. "For decades, the state pension fund has been weakened and corrupted by the sole trustee model," Mr. Cuomo said in a statement. "To put it simply -- the model doesn't work. It's about as senseless as having a single lock on Fort Knox."
    on Oct 8, 2009 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: Wall Street Journal

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repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /