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Definitions for heinous
ˈheɪ nəsheinous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flagitious, heinousadjective

    extremely wicked, deeply criminal

    "a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"

Wiktionary

  1. heinousadjective

    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. Heinousadjective

    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

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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. Chika Onuegbu:

    "Courage is not just about bravery. It is also about integrity and persistence to do the right thing against all odds and in the midst of danger. It is not the bravery of a criminal to execute heinous crimes such as suicide bombing, or daredevil armed robbery etc. It is therefore important to point out that the courage we are talking about here is moral courage, which has been described as the essence of leadership." Chika Onuegbu in his 2016 paper titled "The Courage to Stand For Students Union" presented to the Students Union Government of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology.

  2. State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday:

    We note the Taliban have denied any responsibility and condemned both attacks as heinous, the Taliban and the Afghan government should cooperate to bring the perpetrators to justice.

  3. The Iraqi ambassador:

    These terrorist groups have desecrated all human values, they have committed the most heinous criminal terrorist acts against the Iraqi people -- whether Shia, Sunni, Christian, Turkmen.

  4. Doug Gissendaner family:

    Doug is the true victim of this pre-meditated and heinous crime, we, along with our friends and supporters and our faith, will continue fighting for Doug until he gets the justice he deserves no matter how long it takes.

  5. Yap Governor Henry S. Falan:

    Yaps spirit is broken by this senseless and heinous act.

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