adjective ne·fan·dous \nə̇ˈfandəs\

Definition of nefandous


  1. :  unfit to be spoken of :  impious, execrable nefandous wickedness — Increase Mather

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Origin and Etymology of nefandous

Latin nefandus, from ne- not + fandus, gerundive of fari to speak — more at no, ban

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a brief usually trivial fact

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