Definitions for villainyˈvɪl ə ni

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word villainy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. villainy, villainousness(noun)

    the quality of evil by virtue of villainous behavior

  2. villainy(noun)

    a criminal or vicious act

Wiktionary

  1. villainy(Noun)

    Evil or vicious character or behaviour.

  2. villainy(Noun)

    A vicious or treacherous act.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Villainy(noun)

    the quality or state of being a villain, or villainous; extreme depravity; atrocious wickedness; as, the villainy of the seducer

  2. Villainy(noun)

    abusive, reproachful language; discourteous speech; foul talk

  3. Villainy(noun)

    the act of a villain; a deed of deep depravity; a crime

  4. Origin: [OE. vilanie, OF. vilanie, vilainie, vileinie, vilanie, LL. villania. See Villain, n.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of villainy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of villainy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert A. Heinlein:

    You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Barring that natural expression of villainy which we all have, the man looked honest enough.

  3. George Lucas:

    Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.

  4. Juvenal:

    Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    And thus I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ And seem a saint, when most I play the devil.

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