What does heinous mean?

Definitions for heinous
ˈheɪ nəsheinous

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word heinous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flagitious, heinous(adj)

    extremely wicked, deeply criminal

    "a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"

Wiktionary

  1. heinous(Adjective)

    Totally reprehensible.

    I hope they catch the person responsible for that heinous crime.

    Etymology: From haineus (compare French haineux) from hair, of origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heinous(adj)

    hateful; hatefully bad; flagrant; odious; atrocious; giving great great offense; -- applied to deeds or to character

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Heinous

    hā′nus, adj. wicked in a high degree, enormous: atrocious.—adv. Hei′nously.—n. Hei′nousness. [O. Fr. haïnos (Fr. haineux)—haïr, to hate.]

Anagrams for heinous »

  1. in house, in-house, inhouse

  2. In house

  3. In-house

  4. Inhouse

How to pronounce heinous?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say heinous in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heinous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heinous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of heinous in a Sentence

  1. Charlotte Gomer:

    We are going to review the decision closely and decide how best to proceed in a way that ensures this convicted mass murderer faces justice for his heinous crimes.

  2. Governor Kevin Stitt:

    It is important that the state is implementing our death penalty law with a procedure that is humane and swift for those convicted of the most heinous of crimes.

  3. John Sampson:

    It is these one-sided immigration marriage fraud schemes that cause the most damage to unsuspecting U.S. citizens and their families, they are abused emotionally, financially, psychologically and, often times, physically. And no one seems to be interested in stopping this heinous crime.

  4. Mike DeWine:

    I have been briefed by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol has offered assistance to local law enforcement as Dayton Police investigate this heinous act, i have ordered that flags in Ohio remain at half-mast in honor and memory of the victims who lost Dayton Police lives this morning.

  5. Sri Lanka:

    Deep sorrow following the terrorist attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. We firmly condemn these heinous acts. All our solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka and our thoughts go out to all victims' relatives on this Easter Day, the acts of violence against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka are truly appalling, and my deepest sympathies go out to all of those affected at this tragic time. We must stand together to make sure that no one should ever have to practise their faith in fear.

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