- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
- Detraction; depreciation.
- The act of depraving, or making anything bad; the act of corrupting.
- The state of being depraved or degenerated; degeneracy; depravity.
- Change for the worse; deterioration; morbid perversion.
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