Definitions for villainyˈvɪl ə ni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vil•lain•yˈvɪl ə ni(n.)(pl.)-lain•ies.

  1. the actions or conduct of a villain; outrageous wickedness.

  2. a villainous act or deed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. villainy, villainousness(noun)

    the quality of evil by virtue of villainous behavior

  2. villainy(noun)

    a criminal or vicious act


  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

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(an instance of) wickedness

His villainy was well known.

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