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ˈheɪ nəsheinous

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  1. heinousadjective

    Totally reprehensible.

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

    abominable, odious, horrible

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. heinous

    hateful, fragrant, detestable, flagitious, atrocious, odious, abominable, execrable, enormous

    excellent, laudable, meritorious, praiseworthy, distinguished, justifiable, excusable, palliable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flagitious, heinousadjective

    extremely wicked, deeply criminal

    "a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"

    grievous, monstrous, atrocious, flagitious


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heinousadjective

    flagrant, flagitious, atrocious, infamous, villanous, nefarious, crying, very wicked

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. heinousadjective

    atrocious, flagrant, flagitious, monstrous, nefarious

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  1. 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.

  2. State John Kerry on Friday:

    The United States is praying and grieving with you for the loved ones of those cruelly taken from us, including Americans, and for the many who were injured in these despicable attacks, we will continue to provide any assistance necessary in investigating these heinous acts of terrorism and bringing those responsible to justice ... We offered today anything they need and they are already taking us up on (it).

  3. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge:

    These individuals were sentenced to death for the heinous crimes they committed. It is far past time that the sentences be carried out and justice served, i urge the governor to move forward with setting execution dates as quickly as possible.

  4. Ken Cuccinelli:

    This is not a vocational center, it is a concentration camp, a place where religious and ethnic minorities are subject to abuse and forced to work in heinous conditions with no recourse and no freedom. This is modern day slavery.

  5. Saudi Arabia:

    The perpetrator of this heinous crime does not represent the Saudi people, who count the American people as friends and allies.

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