Definition of Corrupting

1. Adjective. Seducing into corrupt practices.

Similar to: Seductive



2. Adjective. Harmful to the mind or morals. "The vicious and degrading cult of violence"
Exact synonyms: Degrading
Similar to: Noxious

3. Adjective. That infects or taints.
Exact synonyms: Contaminating
Similar to: Infectious

Definition of Corrupting

1. Verb. (present participle of corrupt) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Corrupting

1. corrupt [v] - See also: corrupt

Lexicographical Neighbors of Corrupting

corrumpable
corrupt
corruptable
corrupted
corruptedly
corruptedness
corrupter
corrupters
corruptest
corrupteth
corruptful
corruptibility
corruptible
corruptibleness
corruptibly
corrupting (current term)
corruptingly
corruption
corruption of blood
corruptionist
corruptionists
corruptions
corruptive
corruptively
corruptless
corruptly
corruptness
corruptnesses
corruptor
corruptors

Literary usage of Corrupting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1836)
"On corrupting the Word of God. Preached about the year, 1728. ... Those whom the apostle accuses of the contrary practice, of corrupting the word of God, ..."

2. Trust Laws and Unfair Competition by United States Bureau of Corporations, Joseph E. Davies (1916)
"Bribing or corrupting employees.—Section 12 was inserted in the new law to cover certain unfair practices which became prevalent after the passage ..."

3. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1870)
"... only their worst feelings are called out, their association will be corrupting. But if their better impulses are brought into play — and Capt. ..."

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