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Definition 1: morally bad in principle or practice - [adjective denoting all]

(wicked is similar to ...) liable to sin

"a frail and peccable mortal"

(wicked is similar to ...) extremely wicked

"nefarious schemes" "a villainous plot" "a villainous band of thieves"

(wicked is similar to ...) insusceptible of reform

"vicious irreclaimable boys" "irredeemable sinners"

(wicked is similar to ...) characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin

"iniquitous deeds" "he said it was sinful to wear lipstick" "ungodly acts"

(wicked is similar to ...) extremely wicked, deeply criminal

"a flagitious crime" "heinous accusations"

(wicked is similar to ...) (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain

"Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'"

(wicked is similar to ...) having the nature of vice

(means also ...) not righteous

"an unrighteous man" "an unrighteous law"

(means also ...) contrary to conscience or morality or law

"it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor" "cheating is wrong" "it is wrong to lie"

(means also ...) lacking piety or reverence for a god

(means also ...) deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

(means also ...) morally bad or wrong

"evil purposes" "an evil influence" "evil deeds"

Definition 2: intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wicked or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • severe pain
  • a severe case of flu
  • a terrible cough
  • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
  • a wicked cough

Synonyms for wicked in the sense of this definition

(wicked is similar to ...) possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

"intense heat" "intense anxiety" "intense desire" "intense emotion" "the skunk's intense acrid odor" "intense pain" "enemy fire was intense"

Definition 3: highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wicked or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a disgusting smell
  • distasteful language
  • a loathsome disease
  • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
  • revolting food
  • a wicked stench

Synonyms for wicked in the sense of this definition

(wicked is similar to ...) unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses

"offensive odors"

Definition 4: naughtily or annoyingly playful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wicked or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • teasing and worrying with impish laughter
  • a wicked prank

Synonyms for wicked in the sense of this definition

(wicked is similar to ...) full of fun and high spirits

"playful children just let loose from school"

Definition 5: having committed unrighteous acts - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wicked or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a sinful person

Synonyms for wicked in the sense of this definition

(wicked is similar to ...) not righteous

"an unrighteous man" "an unrighteous law"

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