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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corruptingadjective

    seducing into corrupt practices

  2. corrupting, degradingadjective

    harmful to the mind or morals

    "corrupt judges and their corrupting influence"; "the vicious and degrading cult of violence"

  3. corrupting, contaminatingadjective

    that infects or taints


  1. corrupting

    Corrupting refers to the act of causing to act dishonestly or immorally in return for personal or monetary gain. It can also mean an alteration in functions or information, especially digital data, from its original or correct condition, either intentionally or unintentionally. Corrupting often involves practices that are illegal or unethical, damaging the integrity of someone or something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corrupting

    of Corrupt

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corrupting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corrupting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of corrupting in a Sentence

  1. Preet Bharara:

    Although substantially diminished, the threat posed to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters by organized crime and other corrupting influences persists.

  2. William Henry Harrison:

    There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.

  3. Thomas Bach:

    Yes, these times are difficult for sport. But yes, it is also an opportunity to renew the trust in this power of sport to change the world for the better, protecting clean athletes goes hand in hand with ensuring that the environment in which athletes operate is safe from corrupting influences.

  4. Jack Nicholson:

    JACK NICHOLSON: My point of view, while extremely cogent, is unpopular. LOS ANGELES TIMES: Which is? JACK NICHOLSON: That the repressive nature of the legalities vis-a-vis drugs are destroying the legal system and corrupting the police system. LOS ANGELES TIMES: Let's talk about acting for a minute.

  5. Sheldon Whitehouse:

    So we didn't just get unlimited money from Citizens United, we got unlimited anonymous, corrupting money, and now they have taken a case where they're looking to give anonymous unlimited corrupting money a constitutional right. We cannot let that happen.

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    an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    • A. observe
    • B. doom
    • C. deny
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