Key Gothic Terms

TRANSGRESSION
The crossing, manipulation or violation of moral and/or religious boundaries
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SUBVERSIVE
Opposite to the expected; violation of social norms
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CORRUPTION
Moral ruin or destruction of something or someone; usually closely linked to power and the abuse thereof
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ARISTOCRACY
The highest social classes; those born into nobility
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VICTIM
An individual who is unjustly wronged
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INHUMAN
Lacking in human emotions, especially those of empathy and compassion
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SUPERHUMAN
Possessing extraordinary or exceptional skills/abilities
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EMPOWERED/DISEMPOWERED
Being given power/having power taken away
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EVIL
Profoundly bad, immoral or wicked
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SUBCONSCIOUS
The part of the mind we are not in control of or fully aware of; a repository for unacceptable, traumatic or painful thoughts.
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PYRRHIC
(of a victory) Causing more damage than good to the victor
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MORAL DEPRAVITY
Lacking completely in morals; wickedness.
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MELODRAMATIC
Overly dramatic or emotional; intense; sensational
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FIEND
A devilish or wicked individual or being
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BEWITCH
To place a spell on someone or something in order to take control; very sinister
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BASE
Without moral principle; closely linked to Seven Deadly Sins
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INSTINCT
Natural/immediate reactions and thoughts regarding surroundings
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SIN
Crimes/acts against God; the violation of God's will
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NATURAL ORDER
Events occurring how nature intends them to; the way things naturally should be
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ANARCHIC
Lawless; chaotic; without boundaries; having no rules or principles
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OBSCURITY
The quality of being strange, unknown or unclear
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OCCULT
Pertaining to magic and/or the supernatural
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PSYCHE
Mental state which influences a persons belief and behaviour; the human mind in its totality
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Opposite to the expected; violation of social norms

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Moral ruin or destruction of something or someone; usually closely linked to power and the abuse thereof

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The highest social classes; those born into nobility

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An individual who is unjustly wronged

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