I am trying delete feature class which is corrupted from file geodatabase but its throwing error

Failed to delete selected object(s). The item does not have a definition. The XML being loaded could not be parsed.[physical name:my feature class name] Xml Parsing failed. Reason:An invalid character was found in text content.

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If your file geodatabase has a corrupted feature class that prevents you deleting it then you could try creating a new file geodatabase and copying everything except for that feature class into it.

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