criminosis

noun crim·i·no·sis \ ˌkriməˈnōsə̇s \

Definition of criminosis

plural criminoses \-ˌsēz\
:psychoneurotic behavior taking the form of criminal or antisocial acts; also :a tendency toward such behavior

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Origin and Etymology of criminosis

New Latin, from Latin crimin-, crimen crime + New Latin -osis


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