criminality criminality  /ˌkrɪ mə ˈnæ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state of being a criminal

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But in Raoul Walsh's potent portrayal of a criminal gang roving backroads America, he permanently redefined psychopathic criminality in the movies.
  2. It's why he doesn't accept victimization as an excuse for failure, criminality or self-pity.
  3. Like Bill, Big Love has a lot going on: it's about relationships and criminality, faith and secrets, piety and lust, all within an extended--really extended--family.

News

  1. NSA leaker says he's in Hong Kong 'to expose criminality'

    The man who's admitted to leaking details about secret American surveillance programs told a Hong Kong newspaper, "I am not here to hide from justice; I am here to reveal criminality."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Snowden Claims U.S. 'Trying to Bully' Hong Kong for Extradition

    "I am not here to hide from justice; I am here to reveal criminality,” NSA leaker Edward Snowden told the the South China Morning Post Wednesday morning, referring to the ongoing speculation over his move to Hong Kong from Hawaii after leaking extensive documents from his former employer, the NSA. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CommonDreams.org

  3. Snowden says he's not traitor or hero

    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Edward Snowden, the leaker of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs for phones and the Internet, said in an interview that he's neither a traitor nor a hero as he said he will stay in Hong Kong. Snowden told the South China Morning Post said he was in the city "not to hide from justice" but to "reveal criminality." The former Booz Allen Hamilton ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Market Watch

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