moral turpitude

moral turpitude
Synonyms and related words:
abandon, abandonment, abjection, baseness, chicanery, corruptedness, corruption, corruptness, debasement, decadence, decadency, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, demoralization, depravation, depravedness, depravity, dissoluteness, knavery, knavishness, moral pollution, profligacy, rascality, rascalry, reprobacy, roguery, roguishness, rottenness, scampishness, scoundrelism, turpitude, vileness, villainousness, villainy

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  • Moral turpitude — is a legal concept in the United States that refers to conduct that is considered contrary to community standards of justice, honesty or good morals. [1] It appears in U.S. immigration law from the nineteenth century.[2] In other common law… …   Wikipedia

  • moral turpitude — moral tur·pi·tude / tər pə ˌtüd, ˌtyüd/ n 1: an act or behavior that gravely violates the sentiment or accepted standard of the community 2: a quality of dishonesty or other immorality that is determined by a court to be present in the commission …   Law dictionary

  • moral turpitude — noun 1. : an act or behavior that gravely violates the moral sentiment or accepted moral standards of the community; especially : sexual immorality was considered unfit to hold office because of moral turpitude 2. : the morally culpable quality… …   Useful english dictionary

  • moral turpitude — Baseness, vileness, or depravity in the private and social duties which a man owes to his fellowmen or to society in general. Huff v Anderson, 212 Ga 32, 90 SE2d 329, 52 ALR2d 1310; Re Henry, 15 Idaho 755, 99 P 1054; State v Malusky, 59 ND 501,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • moral turpitude — moral baseness, ethical ignobility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moral turpitude — 1. conduct that is regarded as immoral. 2. an instance of such conduct. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • moral turpitude — noun a) depravity b) Any base or vile conduct, contrary to accepted morals, that accompanies a crime …   Wiktionary

  • crime involving moral turpitude — See moral turpitude …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • crime of moral turpitude — See moral turpitude …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • turpitude — tur·pi·tude / tər pə ˌtüd, ˌtyüd/ n: inherent baseness or depravity; also: a base act Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. turpitude …   Law dictionary

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