corruptness corruptness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being corrupt
  2. (n) lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain

Usage(s):

  1. Politicians piously denounce gambling as a creator of corruptness.
  2. He is the only so-called political boss I have ever known at whom the finger of suspicion could not be pointed charging him with personal corruptness.
  3. The drought and the European blockade, Jallez finds, are far less responsible for the famine than the subhuman corruptness of the local officials.

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  • Referring to Perm fire, Mr. Putin said, "This obviously reflects all the vices of our bureaucracy: its incompetence, its corruptness, its merger with business in areas where it is not needed, where it should not be allowed."
    on Dec 11, 2009 By: Vladimir Putin Source: New York Times

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