Evil synonyms

ē'vəl

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Evil or seemingly evil; indicating lurking danger or harm.
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Severe and distressing:
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Malevolent is defined as someone or something that is harmful or evil.
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(--- Baseball) Outside the foul lines:
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(Obs.) Changed from a sound condition to an unsound one; spoiled; contaminated; rotten
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The property of being heinous.
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The quality of being very harmful or dangerous; malignancy
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Of, characteristic of, or like Satan; devilish; infernal; diabolic
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The state or characteristic of being nefarious.
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Of or relating to sin; sinny.
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(Uncountable) The property of being sinful.
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Something regarded as being shameful, deplorable, or utterly wrong.
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Indulgence in sensual pleasures; scandalous activities involving sex, alcohol, or drugs without inhibition.
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The quality of being evil
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being immoral; vice.
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Contrary to established moral principles.
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The definition of heinous is very evil or horrible.
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Tending or likely to cause destruction
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Something corrupted, as an improperly altered word or text
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(Obs.) Roguishness; mischievous quality
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The quality or state of being malevolent; malice; spitefulness; ill will
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Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous.
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The state of being degenerate (in all senses)
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An example or kind of moral excellence:
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The characteristic of being vicious
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A relaxed state regarding principles or accuracy.
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Unlawful activity:
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Accompanied by or causing distress or disaster; calamitous.
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The fact or state of being villainous
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(Uncountable, Christian theology) Inborn corruption, entailing the belief that every facet of human nature has been polluted, defiled, and contaminated by sin.
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The quality or state of being perverse.
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The quality of being bad.
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Baseness; vileness; depravity
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The definition of malicious is showing spite or intentionally wanting to cause harm to someone.
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Not right or fair; unjust.
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That which is morally bad or objectionable
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The quality or condition of being base.
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The definition of criminality is the state of being illegal.
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The definition of a vice is a weakness in morality or bad habit.
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(Uncountable) The state or characteristic of being wanton; recklessness, especially as represented in lascivious or other excessive behavior.
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In a bad mood; irritable or cranky.
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Pertaining to, characteristic of, or produced by a demon or evil spirit; devilish or fiendish.
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The quality or state of being evil.
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(Uncountable) Extreme wickedness, nefariousness. [from 15th c.]
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A literary movement especially of late 19th-century France and England characterized by refined aestheticism, artifice, and the quest for new sensations.
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Indecent behavior offensive to observers.
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The best part, essence, or valuable element of a thing
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The state of being vile
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The quality of being infamous; great wickedness
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That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
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The property of being licentious.
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(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
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An appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something.
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A harmful or malicious action
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Injury or harm; the condition or measure of something not being intact.
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That which is morally bad or objectionable
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An evil or wicked act or behaviour, especially such a crime.
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A lack of piety
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(Countable) The product of being dark.
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The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.
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An abominable act; a disgusting vice; a despicable habit. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
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Possession by the devil.
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The excommunication often accompanying or following this condemnation
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A cause of harm, ruin, or death:
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That which is morally bad or objectionable
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To cause to be, or to declare as, an anathema or evil.
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The quality of being fiendish.
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Moral wrong; evil
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(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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Causing or able to cause harm; hurtful
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The definition of ominous is something that suggests bad things will happen soon.
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Having the characteristic of anathema
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Describing a person or action that is perverted or extremely wrong in a moral sense.
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Extremely violent or injurious; cruel:
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The definition of bad is something that is wrong in some way, something that is not working properly, or has negative qualities.
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The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
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A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
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Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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Deserving of contempt or scorn; vile.
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A person, thing, or circumstance that causes or ought to cause disgrace or outrage:
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Showing iniquity; wicked; unjust
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Rejected by God and without hope of salvation.
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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Any violation of the law for which the judicial code demands there be a penalty, including misdemeanors and felonies. See also crime.
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All or part of the right side
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The definition of a calamity is an event that brings loss or a disaster.
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An occurrence causing widespread destruction and distress; a catastrophe.
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A base is one of the squares to which a baseball player must run after the player, or a teammate, hits the ball.
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Bringing, predicting, or characterized by misfortune
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Characterized by intense ill will or spite
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Lack of refinement in character, behaviour etc.; coarseness.
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(Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
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The quality of being evil
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(Countable) Careless wastefulness.
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Something that causes suffering; trouble:
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A cause or source of harm, damage, or annoyance
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Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
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The definition of a blow is a hard hit or upsetting news, or receiving upsetting information.
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Appalling or atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness.
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Inappropriate, unethical, or unlawful conduct, especially to disadvantage an opponent.
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Having a bad reputation, disreputable; of bad report; notoriously vile; detestable; widely known, especially for something bad
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Harmful or malicious in intent or effect.
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Infectious or epidemic:
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(Bible, proper --- person) Wickedness as an evil force: Deut. 13:13
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Violation of another's rights or of what is right; lack of justice.
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Reverse is defined as the opposite or the opposing side of something.
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Fairly good; acceptable; satisfactory:
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Based on strong likelihood or firm conviction, rather than on the actual evidence:
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Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
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Sincere; frank:
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Inclined to annoy or vex with playful tricks; naughty
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That which is morally bad or objectionable
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The state of being unrighteous.
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Honest and just; honorable
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Harmful to the mind or morals; corrupting:
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The definition of black is covered in darkness or having no light.
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(Zool.) Having a poison gland or glands and able to inflict a poisonous wound by biting or stinging
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That which was done that should not have been, ranging from any sin or moral offense to various degrees of crime.
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A mean act; as, to be guilty of a meanness.
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(Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
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An island off the east coast of Essex where the Thames estuary joins the North Sea.
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(Uncountable) The qualities that make something obscene; lewdness, indecency, or offensive behaviour.
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Offensive is an organized campaign or plan of action, normally created by the military or created to achieve some specific political aim or goal.
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Something that causes persistent hardship, trouble, or annoyance:
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(Archaic) Sorrowful; wretched
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Infamous; scandalous:
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Showing ill will; malicious
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An ulcerlike sore, esp. in the mouth: thought to be an immune reaction
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That which is morally bad or objectionable
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That which is morally bad or objectionable
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(Rare) Faultiness, a state of being flawed.
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A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
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A great, often sudden calamity.
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The definition of an outrage is an act of violence or an insult.
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A harmful or malicious action
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Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
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A person supposedly possessed by a demon
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That which is morally bad or objectionable
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An evil omen; a portent.
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That which is morally bad or objectionable
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The act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon someone; a prayer that a curse or calamity may befall someone.
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Wrongdoing; crime
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Harmful or malicious nature or quality.
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The premeditated and deliberate commission of a criminal act with knowledge of its harmfulness or reckless indifference to its harmfulness and without justification or excuse.
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The condition of being pernicious; destructiveness
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That which is morally bad or objectionable
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(Rare) To invoke (evil) upon (someone); curse
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Full of virtue, having excellent moral character.
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Sinful; sinning
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Having a harmful effect; injurious:
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Causing damage or harm; injurious.
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Injuring or likely to cause injury; harmful
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Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.
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Having or showing opposition; adverse:
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Evoking a feeling of hatred.
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Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
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An act of mischief, cruelty, or witchcraft.
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Representation of devils or demons, as in paintings or fiction.
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Containing organisms that cause contagious diseases
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Without sin; innocent
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Morality is the standard of society used to decide what is right or wrong behavior.
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Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
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(Idiomatic) A situation that is considered to be a disgrace, or deplorable.
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Evilly cunning or subtle; treacherous
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