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Definition of the adjective corrupting

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  1. seducing into corrupt practices
  2. harmful to the mind or morals
    • example: corrupt judges and their corrupting influence
    • synonym of corrupting: degrading
    • similar: noxious
  3. that infects or taints

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Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

corrupting. Forms: corrupting, corrup(t)ynge, corupting. [f. v. corrupt + - ing.] Corrupt or putrefied state of a body part. a1425 *Arderne(3) 46v: Þe leche muste oþerwhyle encrece & make lesse þe propo[r]cions of salt after þat þe ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (2017)

by Kevin L. Nadal

The major components of psychological maltreatment include spurning, terrorizing, isolating, exploiting/corrupting, denying emotional responsiveness, as well as mental health, medical, and educational neglect. Modern technology has ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1901)

by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft

putrid and noxious, yielding unwholesome smells, corrupting the air, producing miasma and miasmatic vapors, and causing and producing disease among the inhabitants there residing; that the said ponds or pools aforesaid are then and ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

Corrupting. CoRRUPTIBILITY, kor-rup-te-bil 'e-te, s. The possibility of being corrupted. CoRRUPTIBLE, kor-rup'te-bl, a.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

Corrupting. CoRRUPTIBILITY, kor-rup-te-bil'e-te, s. The possibility of being corrupted. CoRRUPTIBLE, kor-rup'te -bl, a.

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There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power. (William Henry Harrison)
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Scrabble value of C3O1R1R1U1P3T1I1N1G2

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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