(adjective. RELATED: peccancy, peccantness, nouns; peccantly, adverb)
1. sinning; guilty of a moral offense.
2. violating a rule, principle, or established practice; faulty; wrong.
(See 1828 definition)
Latin peccāns, peccant-, present participle of peccāre, "to sin"
Consequently, the brilliant (if morally peccant) young politician from Arkansas discovered Washington DC to be, in his own words, "a goddamned jungle, a sick perverted place." --Reviews, Books - The Independent: "The Clinton Wars" by Sidney Blumenthal