Definitions for nefariousnɪˈfɛər i əs
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"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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nē-fā′ri-us, adj. impious: extremely wicked: villainous.—adv. Nefā′riously.—n. Nefā′riousness.—adj. Nēfast′, abominable. [L. nefarius, contrary to divine law—ne, not, fas, divine law, prob. from fāri, to speak.]
The numerical value of nefarious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of nefarious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was one of the pilots that maybe had a meltdown or did something nefarious to the airplane.
There is little in the current report to signal a nefarious acceleration in the deflationary impulse.
It doesn't sound very nefarious, just a lack of common sense, driving under the influence, making wrong choices.
To give us guidance, they have to give us that information, it's not nefarious. It's not hidden. It is just what it is.
It is disappointing to keep discovering faultlines in society, in the public administration, that favor nefarious operations.
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- ruchlos, schändlich, verachtenswert, berüchtigtGerman
- skandala, malfarindaEsperanto
- scandaleux, infâme, criminelFrench
- berucht, schandelijk, misdadigDutch
- avskyelig, skjendig, nefariousNorwegian
- skändlig, gudlösSwedish
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