different between corrupt vs atrocious
- corrumpt (archaic)
- corrump (obsolete)
- corroupt (rare)
From Middle English corrupten, derived from Latin corruptus, past participle of corrump?, corrumpere (“to destroy, ruin, injure, spoil, corrupt, bribe”), from com- (“together”) + rumpere (“to break in pieces”).
- IPA(key): /k????pt/
- Rhymes: -?pt
corrupt (comparative more corrupt, superlative most corrupt)
- In a depraved state; debased; perverted; morally degenerate; weak in morals.
- The government here is corrupt, so we'll emigrate to escape them.
- The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
- Abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; in an invalid state.
- The text of the manuscript is corrupt.
- It turned out that the program was corrupt - that's why it wouldn't open.
- In a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound.
- with such corrupt and pestilent bread to feed them.
- Nouns to which "corrupt" is often applied: practice, state, country, nation, regime, city, government, person, man, politician, leader, mayor, judge, member, minister, file, database, document, woman.
corrupt (third-person singular simple present corrupts, present participle corrupting, simple past and past participle corrupted)
- (transitive) To make corrupt; to change from good to bad; to draw away from the right path; to deprave; to pervert.
- And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
- (archaic, intransitive) To become putrid, tainted, or otherwise impure; to putrefy; to rot.
- he entrails, which are the parts aptest to corrupt
- To debase or make impure by alterations or additions; to falsify.
- To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless.
- Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt.
- corrupt in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- corrupt in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
Borrowed from Latin corruptus or from Middle French corrupt.
- IPA(key): /k??r?pt/
- Hyphenation: cor?rupt
- Rhymes: -?pt
corrupt (comparative corrupter, superlative corruptst)
- corrupt (lacking integrity, being prone to discriminating, open to bribes, etc.)
- (textual criticism) corrupt (containing (many) errors)
- deprave, morally corrupt
- Afrikaans: korrup
- ? Indonesian: korup
- ? West Frisian: korrupt
Borrowed from Latin corruptus.
corrupt m (feminine singular corrupte, masculine plural corrupts, feminine plural corruptes)
- corrupt (impure; not in its original form)
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From Latin atr?x (“cruel, fierce, frightful”) +? -ious.
- enPR: ?-tr??-sh?s
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /??t?????s/
- (General American) IPA(key): /??t?o???s/
- Rhymes: -????s
- Hyphenation: a?tro?cious
atrocious (comparative more atrocious, superlative most atrocious)
- Frightful, evil, cruel, or monstrous.
- Offensive or heinous.
- Very bad; abominable, disgusting.
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