Not noble; plebeian; common.
Not honorable; base.
- I was not ignoble of descent.
- A base, ignoble mind, / That mounts no higher than a bird can soar.
Not a true or "noble" falcon; said of certain hawks, such as the goshawk.
- far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife
* (common) common, plebeian, vulgar
* (not honorable) degenerate, mean, base, despicable, dishonorable, reproachful, shameful, disgraceful, vile
* (common) noble
* (not honorable) noble, honorable
In a depraved state; debased; perverted; morally degenerate; weak in morals.
- The government here is corrupt , so we'll emigrate to escape them.
Abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; in an invalid state.
- At what ease / Might corrupt' minds procure knaves as ' corrupt / To swear against you.
- The text of the manuscript is corrupt .
In a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound.
- It turned out that the program was corrupt - that's why it wouldn't open.
- Who with such corrupt and pestilent bread would 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.
* , Genesis 6:11
*: The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
To make ; to change from good to bad; to draw away from the right path; to deprave; to pervert.
* , Genesis 6:12
- Don't you dare corrupt my son with those disgusting pictures!
To become putrid or tainted; to putrefy; to rot.
- And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
To debase or render impure by alterations or innovations; to falsify.
- (Francis Bacon)
To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless.
* Bible, Matthew vi. 19
- to corrupt language, or a holy text
- Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt .