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Meaning of WICKEDNESS

Pronunciation:  'wikidnis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  morally objectionable behavior
  2. [n]  estrangement from god
  3. [n]  the quality of being wicked
  4. [n]  absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"
 

WICKEDNESS is a 10 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: dark, darkness, evil, immorality, iniquity, iniquity, nefariousness, sin, sinfulness, vileness
 
 See Also: condition, devilry, deviltry, enormity, evil, evildoing, evilness, foul play, irreverence, mark of Cain, status, transgression, unrighteousness, violation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wick"ed*ness\, n.
1. The quality or state of being wicked; departure from the
   rules of the divine or the moral law; evil disposition or
   practices; immorality; depravity; sinfulness.

         God saw that the wickedness of man was great. --Gen.
                                               vi. 5.

         Their inward part is very wickedness. --Ps. v. 9.

2. A wicked thing or act; crime; sin; iniquity.

         I'll never care what wickedness I do, If this man
         comes to good.                        --Shak.

 

 

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