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- n. The state of being corrupt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being corrupt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being corrupt; putrid state; corruption.
- n. A state of moral impurity: as, the corruptness of a judge.
- n. A vitiated state; debasement; impurity: as, the corruptness of language.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
- n. the state of being corrupt
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Every economic study shows that the costs to American industries and our economy would be disasterous unless we spent billions of dollars buying carbon credits from bankrupt countries like Russia and underdeveloped nations through a scheme that could rival the Iraq OIl for Food program in corruptness.
Anyone one out there who thinks she is a maverick, who thinks she is an outsider to the corruptness of government, who thinks she would make a great president, either suffer from major stupidity, have a sexual obsession or just do not care about our country and only care about their party or movement winning at the expense of everyone else and at the expense of our country.
The Law is supposed to serve the needs of the People, not legalize the greed and corruptness of the Corporations.
My crazy sister and sane brother attended one of these meetings in a Church and my brother asked her why she talking politics in Church and not talking about the corruptness and greed warned about in the Bible and crazy Shelly just blew him off and kept on with her right wing political agenda while reminding everyone how ‘Godly’ she was … … Puke!
It does seem that dems will defend to the bitter end their corruptness, I can think of “Refrigerator” Jefferson and Charley Rangel for starters.
The Democratic party is just as corrupt as the Republican party, the only difference is that Democrats have the mainstream media that will downplay and coverup all their greed and corruptness.
Most people I know are just fed up with the lack of leadership in the Senate and the corruptness of the system which allows large corporations to purchase the votes of senators in broad daylight.
They are playing on the corruptness in those governments and tying the US policy to those corrupt governments. jules sand-perkins
He will take down the entire DPVA with his corruptness.
With a wife who has cancer, John Edwards endorsement of a candidate whose health policies exclude 17 000 000 people and which copy the Republican platform is a testimony to the corruptness and untruthfulness of THE MAN.