evilness evilness


  • (n) the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice


  1. Louder than ever boomed the great voice; the mountainous man, lithe for all his bulk, stalked, the incarnation of sinister and engaging evilness upon the boards.
  2. Esthetes strove to imitate in prose and verse the Beardsley gift for wistful evilness.



  1. The film reviewer also pointed to the unbalanced portrayal of the Cohen brothers saying, "Even if in the Cohen movie there is no complacence in showing the evilness of a killer : there isn't the slightest sign of credible compassion either."
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Coen brothers Source: Catholic Online

  2. "It showed that their [Western politicians'] tricks, spending money and political evilness do not influence the Iranian nation," said Khamenei, who was greeted with chants of "Leader, we offer our blood to you."
    on Sep 20, 2009 By: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "Unless you have had real experience of a family member who has spiralled downwards because of methamphetamine you don't know the pernicious, evilness of this drug. The way it affects not only the person who is addicted but the family member as...
    on May 14, 2009 By: Paul Holmes Source: TVNZ

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