Definitions for villainyˈvɪl ə ni
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word villainy
the quality of evil by virtue of villainous behavior
a criminal or vicious act
Evil or vicious character or behaviour.
A vicious or treacherous act.
the quality or state of being a villain, or villainous; extreme depravity; atrocious wickedness; as, the villainy of the seducer
abusive, reproachful language; discourteous speech; foul talk
the act of a villain; a deed of deep depravity; a crime
Origin: [OE. vilanie, OF. vilanie, vilainie, vileinie, vilanie, LL. villania. See Villain, n.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity.
Barring that natural expression of villainy which we all have, the man looked honest enough.
Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.
Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.
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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