Definitions for vicious

Definitions for (adj) vicious

Main entry: venomous, vicious, poisonous

Definition: marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful

Usage: poisonous hate; venomous criticism; vicious gossip

Main entry: brutal, barbarous, cruel, vicious, savage, roughshod, fell

Definition: (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

Usage: a barbarous crime; brutal beatings; cruel tortures; Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks; a savage slap; vicious kicks

Main entry: vicious, reprehensible, condemnable, criminal, deplorable

Definition: bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

Usage: a criminal waste of talent; a deplorable act of violence; adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

Main entry: vicious, evil

Definition: having the nature of vice

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