What does turpitude mean?

Definitions for turpitudeˈtɜr pɪˌtud, -ˌtyud

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word turpitude.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. depravity, turpitude(noun)

    a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice

    "the various turpitudes of modern society"


  1. turpitude(Noun)

    Inherent baseness or depravity; corruptness and evilness.

    The delinquent juvenile was guilty of moral turpitude.

  2. turpitude(Noun)

    An act evident of such a depravity.

  3. Origin: From turpitudo, from turpis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Turpitude(noun)

    inherent baseness or vileness of principle, words, or actions; shameful wickedness; depravity

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Turpitude

    tur′pi-tūd, n. baseness: extreme depravity or wickedness: vileness of principles and actions. [L. turpitudoturpis, base.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of turpitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of turpitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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