Dictionary Results for corruption


1. corruption - noun

· lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain

Synonym(s): corruptness

Hypernym(s): dishonesty




2. corruption - noun

· in a state of progressive putrefaction

Synonym(s): putrescence, putridness, rottenness

Hypernym(s): putrefaction, rot




3. corruption - noun

· decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation)

Hypernym(s): decay




4. corruption - noun

· moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles; "the luxury and corruption among the upper classes"; "moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration"; "its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity"; "Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction"

Synonym(s): degeneracy, depravation, depravity, putrefaction

Hypernym(s): immorality




5. corruption - noun

· destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity; "corruption of a minor"; "the big city's subversion of rural innocence"

Synonym(s): subversion

Hypernym(s): degradation, debasement




6. corruption - noun

· inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by commiting a felony); "he was held on charges of corruption and racketeering"

Hypernym(s): inducement, inducing





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