- v corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
- s deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good
- With its fractured account of junkies and assorted urban desperadoes, its fang-baring humor and its sudden excursions into sheer hallucination, it instantly made him the depraved .
- The investigation paints a picture of a depraved yet thriving enterprise.
- It was the kind of depraved act that happens with even more regularity against young females, and, indeed, if the victim had been a 13-year-old girl, the story would probably .
- Anthony Kennedy in New York Times
Even a heinous crime committed by a juvenile,Justice Kennedy concluded, is not "evidence of irretrievably depraved character."
- Max Mosley in Melbourne Herald Sun
Mr Mosley said: "I fundamentally disagree with the suggestion that any of this is depraved or immoral. I think it is a perfectly harmless activity provided it is between consenting adults who are of sound mind, and it is in private."
- Nicholas Scoppetta in International Herald Tribune
In a statement, Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta called the fire "an outrageous, depraved act that should be prosecuted to the full extent under the law."