Textual thesaurus for "corruption"

(noun) subversion

destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity

corruption of a minor; the big city's subversion of rural innocence

(noun) putrefaction, degeneracy, depravation, depravity

moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles

the luxury and corruption among the upper classes; moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration; its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity; Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction

(noun) corruptness

lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain

(noun) rottenness, putrescence, putridness

in a state of progressive putrefaction