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Wordnet 3.0


1. extremely wicked;
- Example: "nefarious schemes"
- Example: "a villainous plot"
- Example: "a villainous band of thieves"
[syn: nefarious, villainous]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Villainous \Vil"lain*ous\, a. [Written also villanous.] [1913 Webster] 1. Base; vile; mean; depraved; as, a villainous person or wretch. [1913 Webster] 2. Proceeding from, or showing, extreme depravity; suited to a villain; as, a villainous action. [1913 Webster] 3. Sorry; mean; mischievous; -- in a familiar sense. "A villainous trick of thine eye." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Villainous judgment (O. E. Law), a judgment that casts reproach on the guilty person. [1913 Webster] --- Vil"lain*ous*ly, adv. Vil"lain*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

villainous adj 1: extremely wicked; "nefarious schemes"; "a villainous plot"; "a villainous band of thieves" [syn: nefarious, villainous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

121 Moby Thesaurus words for "villainous": abandoned, abominable, arrant, atrocious, awful, bad, base, beastly, beneath contempt, bent, black, blackguardly, blamable, blameworthy, brutal, contemptible, contrary, corrupt, criminal, crooked, damnable, dark, debased, degenerate, degraded, deplorable, despicable, detestable, dire, disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, dissolute, dreadful, egregious, enormous, evil, execrable, faithless, felonious, fetid, filthy, flagitious, flagrant, foul, fulsome, grievous, gross, hateful, heinous, horrible, horrid, improper, infamous, iniquitous, knavish, lamentable, loathsome, lousy, low, miscreant, monstrous, murderous, nasty, naughty, nefarious, noisome, notorious, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, outrageous, peccant, perfidious, perverse, perverted, pitiable, pitiful, profligate, putrid, rank, rascally, recreant, regrettable, reprehensible, reprobate, repulsive, roguish, rotten, sad, scampish, scandalous, schlock, scoundrelly, scurvy, shabby, shameful, shocking, shoddy, sinful, sordid, squalid, terrible, too bad, traitorous, treacherous, unclean, unforgivable, unpardonable, unscrupulous, unspeakable, unworthy, vicious, vile, wicked, woeful, worst, worthless, wretched, wrong