Definitions for heinousˈheɪ nəs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word heinous
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
utterly reprehensible or evil; odious; abominable:
a heinous offense.
Origin of heinous:
1325–75; ME < MF haineus=haine hatred +-eus -ous
extremely wicked, deeply criminal
"a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"
I hope they catch the person responsible for that heinous crime.
Origin: From haineus (compare French haineux) from hair, of origin.
hateful; hatefully bad; flagrant; odious; atrocious; giving great great offense; -- applied to deeds or to character
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