What does heinous mean?

Definitions for heinousˈheɪ nəs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word heinous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flagitious, heinous(adj)

    extremely wicked, deeply criminal

    "a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"

Wiktionary

  1. heinous(Adjective)

    Totally reprehensible.

    I hope they catch the person responsible for that heinous crime.

  2. Origin: From haineus (compare French haineux) from hair, of origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heinous(adj)

    hateful; hatefully bad; flagrant; odious; atrocious; giving great great offense; -- applied to deeds or to character

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Heinous

    hā′nus, adj. wicked in a high degree, enormous: atrocious.—adv. Hei′nously.—n. Hei′nousness. [O. Fr. haïnos (Fr. haineux)—haïr, to hate.]

Anagrams for heinous »

  1. in house, in-house, inhouse

  2. In house

  3. In-house

  4. Inhouse

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heinous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heinous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rashid Mohammad Borshid:

    The Abu Dhabi Police will spare no effort in order to unveil this heinous crime and bring the culprit to justice.

  2. Governor Tom Wolf:

    This moratorium is in no way an expression of sympathy for the guilty on death row, all of whom have been convicted of committing heinous crimes.

  3. Telfair County:

    This community feels betrayed, for an individual who was raised in this community to have orchestrated such a heinous act, we are very upset to say the least.

  4. District Attorney Matt Stowe:

    We are going to make sure that everyone who played a part in the heinous crime that has attacked the peace and dignity of the great state of Tennessee faces a consequence for that.

  5. H.S. Thompson:

    Every now and then when your life gets complicated and the weasels start closing in, the only cure is to load up on heinous chemicals and then drive like a bastard from Hollywood to Las Vegas ... with the music at top volume and at least a pint of ether.

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