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Definition 1: morally objectionable behavior - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for wickedness in the sense of this definition

(wickedness is a kind of ...) the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

"the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"

(... is a kind of wickedness ) wicked and cruel behavior

(... is a kind of wickedness ) unfair or dishonest behavior (especially involving violence)

(... is a kind of wickedness ) a disrespectful act

(... is a kind of wickedness ) the evil ascribed to sexual acts that violate social conventions

"sexual immorality is the major reason for last year's record number of abortions"

Definition 2: the quality of being wicked - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for wickedness in the sense of this definition

(wickedness is a kind of ...) the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice

"attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"

(... is a kind of wickedness ) moral corruption or pollution

"this deformity and filthiness of sin"

(... is a kind of wickedness ) the quality of extreme wickedness

Definition 3: estrangement from god - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for wickedness in the sense of this definition

(wickedness is a kind of ...) failure to adhere to moral principles

"forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness"

(... is a kind of wickedness ) the mark that God set upon Cain now refers to a person's sinful nature

Definition 4: the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • the vileness of his language surprised us

Synonyms for wickedness in the sense of this definition

(wickedness is a kind of ...) the quality of being offensive

Definition 5: absence of moral or spiritual values - [noun denoting state]

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

  • the powers of darkness

Synonyms for wickedness in the sense of this definition

(wickedness is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of wickedness ) disgusting wickedness and immorality

"he understood the foulness of sin" "his display of foulness deserved severe punishment" "mouths which speak such foulness must be cleansed"

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