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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Wickedness \Wick"ed*ness\, n.
1. The quality or state of being wicked; departure from the
rules of the divine or the moral law; evil disposition or
practices; immorality; depravity; sinfulness.
God saw that the wickedness of man was great. --Gen.
Their inward part is very wickedness. --Ps. v. 9.
2. A wicked thing or act; crime; sin; iniquity.
I'll never care what wickedness I do,
If this man comes to good. --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: morally objectionable behavior [syn: evil, immorality,
2: absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of
darkness" [syn: iniquity, wickedness, darkness, dark]
3: the quality of being wicked [syn: nefariousness,
wickedness, vileness, ugliness]
4: estrangement from god [syn: sin, sinfulness,
5: the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions;
"the vileness of his language surprised us" [syn:
loathsomeness, repulsiveness, sliminess, vileness,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
94 Moby Thesaurus words for "wickedness":
aberrance, aberrancy, abnormality, arrantness, badness, baseness,
bitchiness, corruption, criminality, cussedness, damnability, debt,
delinquency, depravity, deviance, deviancy, devilishness,
devilment, devilry, deviltry, evil intent, evilness, fiendishness,
flagitiousness, foulness, godlessness, harmfulness, hatefulness,
heinousness, hellishness, illegality, immorality, impiety,
improperness, impropriety, inaccuracy, inappropriateness,
inauspiciousness, incorrectness, indecorousness, indecorum,
inexpedience, inferiority, infraction, iniquitousness, invalidity,
invidiousness, irreligion, maleficence, malevolence, malice,
malice aforethought, malice prepense, maliciousness, malignance,
malignancy, malignity, meanness, moral badness, nastiness,
naughtiness, nefariousness, noxiousness, orneriness, peccancy,
rankness, reprehensibility, sin, sinfulness, un-Christliness,
unangelicalness, unchristianliness, unfavorableness, unfitness,
unfittingness, ungodliness, unhealthiness, unholiness, unkindness,
unlawfulness, unpleasantness, unrighteousness, unsaintliness,
unseemliness, unskillfulness, unsuitability, vice, viciousness,
vileness, villainousness, violation, wrong, wrongfulness,
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