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Synonyms for wickedness
ˈwɪk ɪd nɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquity(noun)

    morally objectionable behavior

    Synonyms:
    immorality, shabbiness, sinfulness, sin, ugliness, evilness, iniquity, dark, unfairness, evil, darkness, sliminess, repulsiveness, lousiness, nefariousness, loathsomeness, vileness, injustice

  2. iniquity, wickedness, darkness, dark(noun)

    absence of moral or spiritual values

    "the powers of darkness"

    Synonyms:
    swarthiness, immorality, shabbiness, sinfulness, lousiness, sin, ugliness, shadow, nighttime, iniquity, night, dark, evil, duskiness, unfairness, sliminess, repulsiveness, darkness, nefariousness, loathsomeness, vileness, injustice

  3. nefariousness, wickedness, vileness, ugliness(noun)

    the quality of being wicked

    Synonyms:
    darkness, lousiness, sinfulness, sliminess, repulsiveness, vileness, dark, loathsomeness, immorality, nefariousness, ugliness, evil, sin, iniquity

  4. sin, sinfulness, wickedness(noun)

    estrangement from god

    Synonyms:
    sinfulness, sin, ugliness, iniquity, hell, immorality, dark, sine, evil, darkness, sliminess, repulsiveness, sinning, lousiness, nefariousness, loathsomeness, vileness

  5. loathsomeness, repulsiveness, sliminess, vileness, lousiness, wickedness(noun)

    the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions

    "the vileness of his language surprised us"

    Synonyms:
    darkness, lousiness, iniquity, sinfulness, nefariousness, pediculosis, repulsiveness, vileness, dark, immorality, loathsomeness, sin, ugliness, evil, sliminess

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wickedness

    Abomination (from the Latin ab omen, a thing of ill omen) was originally applied to anything held in religious or ceremonial aversion or abhorrence; as, "The things which are highly esteemed among men are abomination in the sight of God." Luke xvi, 15. The word is oftener applied to the object of such aversion or abhorrence than to the state of mind that so regards it; in common use abomination signifies something very much disliked or loathed, or that deserves to be. Choice food may be an object of aversion and disgust to a sick person; vile food would be an abomination. A toad is to many an object of disgust; a foul sewer is an abomination. As applied to crimes, abomination is used of such as are especially brutal, shameful, or revolting; theft is an offense; infanticide is an abomination.

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, abomination, abuse, annoyance, aversion, crime, curse, detestation, disgust, evil, execration, hatred, horror, iniquity, nuisance, offense, plague, shame, villainy

    Antonyms:
    affection, appreciation, approval, benefit, blessing, delight, desire, enjoyment, esteem, esteem, gratification, joy, satisfaction, treat

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wickedness

    Synonyms:
    vice, evil, inturpitude, immorality, offence, vileness, villainy, badness, corruption

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wickedness(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sin, evil, depravity, vice, immorality, unrighteousness, sinfulness, crime, criminality, villany, rascality, knavery

  2. wickedness(n.)

    Synonyms:
    atrocity, iniquity, enormity, flagitiousness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wickedness(n)

    Synonyms:
    iniquity, depravity, immorality, sinfulness, vice, infamy, atrocity, evil, offense, flagrancy, unrighteousness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wickedness":

    perversity, cruelty, malice, evil, evil-doing, viciousness

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How to use wickedness in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Paine:

    Whenever we read the obscene stories, voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and tortous executions, the unrelenting vindictivenes, with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistant that we called it the word of a Demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind, and, for my part, I sincerly detest it as I detest everything that is cruel.

  2. Thomas Paine, "The Age of Reason":

    Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the bible is filled, it would seem more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the Word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind.

  3. John Milton:

    ... If weakness may excuse, What Murderer, what Traitor, Parricide, Incestuous, sacrilegious, but may plead it All Wickedness is Weakness That plea therefore With God or Man will gain thee no Remission.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    While the people retain their virtue, and vigilance, no administration, by any extreme of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the government, in the short space of four years.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you are a guillotine producer, watch out your head; because wickedness is a boomerang.

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