Definition of vice
- suffered from the vice of curiosity
Such men are prone to vice.
He thought gambling was a vice.
Eating too much is my vice.
The city is a den of filth and vice.
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: bad or immoral behavior or habits
: a moral flaw or weakness
: a minor bad habit
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