villainous


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Villainous \Vil"lain*ous\, a. [Written also villanous.]
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   1. Base; vile; mean; depraved; as, a villainous person or
      wretch.
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   2. Proceeding from, or showing, extreme depravity; suited to
      a villain; as, a villainous action.
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   3. Sorry; mean; mischievous; -- in a familiar sense. "A
      villainous trick of thine eye." --Shak.
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   Villainous judgment (O. E. Law), a judgment that casts
      reproach on the guilty person.
      [1913 Webster] --- Vil"lain*ous*ly, adv.
      Vil"lain*ous*ness, n.
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