Word of the Day: Turpitude

turpitude tur-pi-tude / tûr-pĭ-to͞odtûr-pĭ –tyo͞od   noun 1. depravity; moral corruption; vileness The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to center in their failure to concentrate on any particular objective long enough to obtain their maximum results. Major Taylor, 1878 – 1932   2. a depraved act or practice Multiple turpitudes were committed but in the dark. From “Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern” by Edgar Saltus, 1855 – 1921