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cor·rup·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corruptive, perversive, pestiferousadjective

    tending to corrupt or pervert

Wiktionary

  1. corruptiveadjective

    Tending to corrupt.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Corruptiveadjective

    Having the quality of tainting or vitiating.

    Etymology: from corrupt.

    Not resembling themselves according to seminal condition, yet carrying a settled habitude unto the corruptive originals. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. ii. c. 6.

    It should be endued with an acid ferment, or some corruptive quality, for so speedy a dissolution of the meat and preparation of the chyle. John Ray, on the Creation.

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  1. corruptive

    Corruptive refers to something or someone that has the capacity or capability to destroy, damage or degrade the integrity, moral, values, or standard behavior of a system, person or institution, often through illegal or unethical practices. It typically involves dishonest or fraudulent conduct, manipulation, or bribery that impairs or obliterates purity and authenticity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corruptiveadjective

    having the quality of taining or vitiating; tending to produce corruption

  2. Etymology: [L. corruptivus: cf. F. corruptif.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corruptive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corruptive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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