Definition of turpitude noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

turpitude

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtɜːpɪtjuːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɜːrpətuːd//
 
[uncountable](formal)
 
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very immoral behaviour synonym wickedness Word Origin late 15th cent.: from French, or from Latin turpitudo, from turpis ‘disgraceful, base’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: turpitude