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Old June 21, 2018, 06:53 AM
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Morally bankrupt

It means extreme loss of civility. Can you say moralmente bancorota?

If not is there a similar idiom in Spanish?
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Old June 21, 2018, 06:02 PM
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Using the same terms (and I think it would be understood in context), I'd say "bancarrota moral"; but I've seen "insolvencia moral", which works for me as a better translation.

Something more frequently heard, although one step before "bankrupt", is "decadencia moral".
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