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flagitious

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adjective fla·gi·tious \flə-ˈji-shəs\

Definition of flagitious

  1. :  marked by scandalous crime or vice :  villainous

fla·gi·tious·ly adverb
fla·gi·tious·ness noun


Origin of flagitious

Middle English flagicious, from Latin flagitiosus, from flagitium shameful thing


First Known Use: 14th century


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