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Meaning of CRIMINALITY

Pronunciation:  `krimu'nalitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the state of being a criminal
 

CRIMINALITY is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: criminalism, criminalness
 
 See Also: guilt, guiltiness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crim`i*nal"i*ty\ (kr?m`?-n?l"?-t?), n. [LL.
criminalitas, fr. L. criminalis. See {Criminal}.]
The quality or state of being criminal; that which
constitutes a crime; guiltiness; guilt.

      This is by no means the only criterion of criminality.
                                               --Blackstone.

 

 

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