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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. Paul Blackman:

    I have been in law enforcement all of my adult life, and this horrific incident shocks and angers me more than anything I have encountered in my career, while we still don't know what drove the suspect to commit this heinous act, there is no excuse that can justify the cold-blooded murder of multiple victims.

  2. Steve Berman:

    For decades, USC has silenced the women who were violated in unspeakable ways by Dr. Tyndall, willfully ignoring the alarming complaints from nurses and patients as more and more students were sent into his office, our plaintiff and other women have bravely stepped forward to report these heinous acts, and through this lawsuit, we intend to hold defendants accountable.

  3. Marty Carpenter:

    We regret anyone ever commits the heinous crime of aggravated murder to merit the death penalty and we prefer to use our primary method of lethal injection when such a sentence is issued. However, when a jury makes the decision and a judge signs a death warrant, enforcing that lawful decision is the obligation of the executive branch.

  4. The NDRC:

    The focus will be on abnormal price fluctuations of bulk medicines and various types of drugs, in the worst, most heinous cases, we will use our utmost strength and might to protect the process of fair competition in the medicine market.

  5. Khoabane Theko:

    A girl child does not choose to be born as a girl, so in my opinion the laws that discriminate against her are totally heinous.

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