nefarious definition

  • adjective:
    • Infamous by way of being exceptionally wicked.
    • infamous for being sinful
    • wicked or criminal
    • Wicked when you look at the severe; abominable; iniquitous; atrociously villainous; execrable; detestably vile.
    • exceedingly wicked
  • others:
    • Wicked into the severe; heinous; abominable; atrociously sinful or villainous; detestably vile.
    • Synonyms Nefarious, Execrable, Flagitious, Enormous, Villainous, Abominable, Horrible, atrocious, infamous, iniquitous, impious, dreadful, detestable. The very first seven terms characterize extreme wickedness. As with the words under atrocious, whenever loosely used they approach each other in definition; hence just their particular primary meanings are going to be indicated here: nefarious, unspeakably sinful, impious; execrable, worthy of execration or cursing, entirely hateful; flagitious, proceeding from burning desire (as lust), grossly or savagely wicked or vile, huge, perhaps not typical inside sense except with a stronger noun, as huge wickedness, but sometimes indicating sinful beyond common measure; villainous, worth a villain, significantly unlawful or capable of great crimes; abominable, loathsome in wickedness, the thing of a religious detestation; awful, interesting scary, emotional agitation, or shrinking; shocking: it really is less frequent as put on ethical conduct, See abandoned, atrocious, criminal, and irreligious.

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