What does the word depravity mean?

Usage examples for depravity

  1. The monkeys there had preserved from age to age the germs of all depravity. – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  2. Yet we should remember that, strange as it may seem, Nero, with all his wild depravity, appears to have had a strange charm for many, even to the end. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  3. The truth is, I am a distinguished case of total depravity in the matter of correspondence. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns