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

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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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