Definition of Corruptive

1. Adjective. Tending to corrupt or pervert.

Exact synonyms: Perversive, Pestiferous
Similar to: Evil
Derivative terms: Corrupt, Pervert



Definition of Corruptive

1. a. Having the quality of tainting or vitiating; tending to produce corruption.

Definition of Corruptive

1. Adjective. Tending to corrupt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Corruptive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corruptive

corrupters
corruptest
corrupteth
corruptful
corruptibility
corruptible
corruptibleness
corruptibly
corrupting
corruptingly
corruption
corruption of blood
corruptionist
corruptionists
corruptions
corruptive (current term)
corruptively
corruptless
corruptly
corruptness
corruptnesses
corruptor
corruptors
corruptress
corruptresses
corrupts
corruscate
corruscated
corruscates
corruscating

Literary usage of Corruptive

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Pecuniary amount being the same in both cases, a more effectually corruptive dependence may be created by the fear of losing a beneficial situation already ..."

2. Two Treatises of Proclus, the Platonic Successor: The Former Consisting of by Proclus (1833)
"And that, indeed, which is corruptive of essence, at the same time dissipates power and energy; but that which is corruptive of power, destroys also energy; ..."

3. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1839)
"... sinister and corruptive influence : influence of will on will, applied in a pecuniary or other inviting shape to the official person's private interest. ..."

4. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1793)
"... but does not fay corruptive ; de- brings an fendant pleaded non d├ębet and found ... want of the word corruptive; but all the court held that it being ..."

5. The Government of the City of New York: A Collection of Addresses and by Academy of Political Science (U.S.) (1915)
"It has been the task of Commissioner Davis to show that a department of correction may be really correctional and not corruptive; and of Commissioner ..."

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