facinorous

adjective
fa·​cin·​o·​rous | \ fəˈsinərəs \
variants: or less commonly facinerious \ ˌfasəˈnirēəs \

Definition of facinorous

archaic
: atrociously wicked : infamous

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Other Words from facinorous

facinorousness noun, plural -es archaic

History and Etymology for facinorous

Latin facinorosus, facinerosus, from facinor-, facinus deed, evil deed, crime (from facere to do) + -osus -ous

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“Facinorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/facinorous. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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