What is another word for turpitude?

244 synonyms found


[ tˈɜːpɪtjˌuːd], [ tˈɜːpɪtjˌuːd], [ t_ˈɜː_p_ɪ_t_j_ˌuː_d]

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  • What does the word turpitude mean?

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    How to use "Turpitude" in context?

    In British legal terms, turpitude (noun) means a wicked or wickedly disposed act. The moral turpitude of an act is a measure of how bad or blameworthy it is in the estimation of the community. Acts that would be considered moral turpitude in the United States may not be considered so in the United Kingdom. For example, receiving stolen goods would be considered a moral turpitude in the United States, but not in the United Kingdom.

    A person who commits a moral turpitude is subject to criminal prosecution and punishment, including imprisonment.

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