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villainous

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Adjective
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vil=lain=ous

CIDE DICTIONARY

villainousa. [Written also villanous.].
  •  Base; vile; mean; depraved; as, a villainous person or wretch.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Proceeding from, or showing, extreme depravity; suited to a villain; as, a villainous action.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Sorry; mean; mischievous; -- in a familiar sense.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
Villainous judgment (O. E. Law), a judgment that casts reproach on the guilty person.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

villainous, adj.
1 characteristic of a villain; wicked.
2 colloq. abominably bad; vile (villainous weather).

Derivative
villainously adv. villainousness n.

THESAURUS

villainous

abandoned, abominable, arrant, atrocious, awful, bad, base, beastly, beneath contempt, bent, black, blackguardly, blamable, blameworthy, brutal, contemptible, contrary, corrupt, criminal, crooked, damnable, dark, debased, degenerate, degraded, deplorable, despicable, detestable, dire, disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, dissolute, dreadful, egregious, enormous, evil, execrable, faithless, felonious, fetid, filthy, flagitious, flagrant, foul, fulsome, grievous, gross, hateful, heinous, horrible, horrid, improper, infamous, iniquitous, knavish, lamentable, loathsome, lousy, low, miscreant, monstrous, murderous, nasty, naughty, nefarious, noisome, notorious, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, outrageous, peccant, perfidious, perverse, perverted, pitiable, pitiful, profligate, putrid, rank, rascally, recreant, regrettable, reprehensible, reprobate, repulsive, roguish, rotten, sad, scampish, scandalous, schlock, scoundrelly, scurvy, shabby, shameful, shocking, shoddy, sinful, sordid, squalid, terrible, too bad, traitorous, treacherous, unclean, unforgivable, unpardonable, unscrupulous, unspeakable, unworthy, vicious, vile, wicked, woeful, worst, worthless, wretched, wrong

ROGET THESAURUS

villainous

Badness

N badness, hurtfulness, virulence, evil doer, bane, plague spot, evil star, ill wind, hoodoo, Jonah, snake in the grass, skeleton in the closet, amari aliquid, thorn in the side, malignity, malevolence, tender mercies, ill-treatment, annoyance, molestation, abuse, oppression, persecution, outrage, misusage, injury, knockout drops, badness, peccancy, abomination, painfulness, pestilence, guilt, depravity, hurtful, harmful, scathful, baneful, baleful, injurious, deleterious, detrimental, noxious, pernicious, mischievous, full of mischief, mischief-making, malefic, malignant, nocuous, noisome, prejudicial, disserviceable, disadvantageous, wide-wasting, unlucky, sinister, obnoxious, untoward, disastrous, oppressive, burdensome, onerous, malign, corrupting &c (corrupt), virulent, venomous, envenomed, corrosive, poisonous, deadly, destructive, inauspicious, bad, ill, arrant, as bad as bad can be, dreadful, horrid, horrible, dire, rank, peccant, foul, fulsome, rotten, rotten at the core, vile, base, villainous, mean, injured, deteriorated, unsatisfactory, exceptionable indifferent, below par, illcontrived, ill-conditioned, wretched, sad, grievous, deplorable, lamentable, pitiful, pitiable, woeful, evil, wrong, depraved, shocking, reprehensible, hateful, hateful as a toad, abominable, detestable, execrable, cursed, accursed, confounded, damned, damnable, infernal, diabolic, unadvisable, unprofitable, incompetent, irremediable, badly, wrong, ill, to one's cost, where the shoe pinches, bad is the best: the worst come to the worst, herba mala presto cresco, wrongs unredressed or insults unavenged.

Vice

N vice, evil-doing, evil courses, wrongdoing, wickedness, viciousness, iniquity, peccability, demerit, sin, Adam, old Adam, offending Adam, immorality, impropriety, indecorum, scandal, laxity, looseness of morals, enphagy, dophagy, exophagy, want of principle, want of ballast, obliquity, backsliding, infamy, demoralization, pravity, depravity, pollution, hardness of heart, brutality, corruption, knavery, profligacy, flagrancy, atrocity, cannibalism, lesbianism, Sadism, infirmity, weakness, weakness of the flesh, frailty, imperfection, error, weak side, foible, failing, failure, crying sin, besetting sin, defect, deficiency, cloven foot, lowest dregs of vice, sink of iniquity, Alsatian den, gusto picaresco, fault, crime, criminality, sinner, brothel, gambling house, joint, opium den, shooting gallery, crack house, vicious, sinful, sinning, wicked, iniquitous, immoral, unrighteous, wrong, criminal, naughty, incorrect, unduteous, undutiful, unprincipled, lawless, disorderly, contra bonos mores, indecorous, unseemly, improper, dissolute, profligate, scampish, unworthy, worthless, desertless, disgraceful, recreant, reprehensible, blameworthy, uncommendable, discreditable, disreputable, Sadistic, base, sinister, scurvy, foul, gross, vile, black, grave, facinorous, felonious, nefarious, shameful, scandalous, infamous, villainous, of a deep dye, heinous, flagrant, flagitious, atrocious, incarnate, accursed, Mephistophelian, satanic, diabolic, hellish, infernal, stygian, fiendlike, hell-born, demoniacal, devilish, fiendish, miscreated, misbegotten, demoralized, corrupt, depraved, evil-minded, evil-disposed, ill-conditioned, malevolent, heartless, graceless, shameless, virtueless, abandoned, lost to virtue, unconscionable, sunk in iniquity, lost in iniquity, steeped in iniquity, incorrigible, irreclaimable, obdurate, reprobate, past praying for, culpable, reprehensible, unjustifiable, indefensible, inexcusable, inexpiable, unpardonable, irremissible, weak, frail, lax, infirm, imperfect, indiscrete, demoralizing, degrading, wrong, sinfully, without excuse, Int, O tempora!, O mores!, alitur vitium vivitque tegendo, genus est mortis male vivere, mala mens malus animus, nemo repente fuit turpissimus, the trail of the serpent is over them all, to sanction vice and hunt decorum down.


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