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villainy

noun vil·lainy \-lə-nē\

: evil behavior or actions

plural vil·lain·ies

Full Definition of VILLAINY

1
:  villainous conduct; also :  a villainous act
2
:  the quality or state of being villainous :  depravity

Examples of VILLAINY

  1. a story of villainy and betrayal
  2. the gruesome villainies of war

First Known Use of VILLAINY

13th century
VILLAINIES Defined for Kids

villainy

noun vil·lainy \ˈvi-lə-nē\
plural vil·lain·ies

Definition of VILLAINY for Kids

:  bad or evil behavior or actions

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