Definitions for nefariousnɪˈfɛər i əs
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ne•far•i•ousnɪˈfɛər i əs(adj.)
extremely wicked or villainous; iniquitous:
a nefarious plot.
Origin of nefarious:
1595–1605; < L nefārius wicked, vile, adj. der. of nefās offense against divine law =ne- negative prefix +fās divine law
"nefarious schemes"; "a villainous plot"; "a villainous band of thieves"
infamous for being wicked
The nefarious wizard was known for burning people alive during his secret rituals.
wicked or criminal
The nefarious gangster was finally brought to justice.
Origin: From nefārius, from ne- + fari
wicked in the extreme; abominable; iniquitous; atrociously villainous; execrable; detestably vile
Nefarious is an EP by the indie rock band Spoon. It was released in 1994 on a tiny Texas-based imprint called Fluffer Records.
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