villainy

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noun vil·lainy \-lə-nē\

Definition of villainy

plural

villainies

  1. 1 :  villainous conduct; also :  a villainous act

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being villainous :  depravity

Examples of villainy in a sentence

  1. a story of villainy and betrayal

  2. the gruesome villainies of war

13th Century

First Known Use of villainy

13th century


VILLAINY Defined for English Language Learners

villainy

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noun vil·lainy \-lə-nē\

Definition of villainy for English Language Learners

  • : evil behavior or actions


VILLAINY Defined for Kids

villainy

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noun vil·lainy \ˈvi-lə-nē\

Definition of villainy for Students

plural

villainies

  1. :  bad or evil behavior or actions



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