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felonious

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adjective fe·lo·ni·ous \fə-ˈlō-nē-əs\

Definition of felonious

  1. 1 archaic :  very evil :  villainous

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or having the nature of a felony <felonious assault>

feloniously adverb
feloniousness noun


Examples of felonious in a sentence

  1. <the commission found that while the senator's actions were ethically questionable, they were not felonious>



1567

First Known Use of felonious

1567


Law Dictionary

felonious

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adjective fe·lo·ni·ous \fə-ˈlō-nē-əs\

Legal Definition of felonious

  1. :  of, relating to, or constituting a felony <felonious sale of cocaine>

feloniously adverb




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