Definition of Villainies. Meaning of Villainies. Synonyms of Villainies

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Definition of Villainies

Villainies
Villainy Vil"lain*y, n.; pl. Villainies. [OE. vilanie, OF. vilanie, vilainie, vileinie, vilanie, LL. villania. See Villain, n.] [Written also villany.] 1. The quality or state of being a villain, or villainous; extreme depravity; atrocious wickedness; as, the villainy of the seducer. ``Lucre of vilanye.' --Chaucer. The commendation is not in his wit, but in his villainy. --Shak. 2. Abusive, reproachful language; discourteous speech; foul talk. [Archaic] He never yet not vileinye ne said In all his life, unto no manner wight. --Chaucer. In our modern language, it [foul language] is termed villainy, as being proper for rustic boors, or men of coarsest education and employment. --Barrow. Villainy till a very late day expressed words foul and disgraceful to the utterer much oftener than deeds. --Trench. 3. The act of a villain; a deed of deep depravity; a crime. Such villainies roused Horace into wrath. --Dryden. That execrable sum of all villainies commonly called a slave trade. --John Wesley.

Meaning of Villainies from wikipedia

- of Sinbad the Sailor. She had struggles with finding the character's villainies. Initially the character was "too ****ual", then she lacked fun. After...
- was devised around 1530 "to the end that their cozenings, knaveries and villainies might not so easily be perceived and known", by **** Lorel and the King...
- merciless Macdonwald, Worthy to be a rebel, for to that The multiplying villainies of nature Do swarm upon him, from the Western isles Of kerns and gallowgl****es...
- punishments ****ing the crime, including: The amateur tenor, whose vocal villainies All desire to shirk, Shall, during off-hours Exhibit his powers To Madame...
- Eris, the goddess of chaos, had struggles with finding the character's villainies. Initially the character was "too ****ual," then she lacked fun. After...
- merciless Macdonwald, Worthy to be a rebel, for to that The multiplying villainies of nature Do swarm upon him, from the Western isles Of kerns and gallowgl****es...
- stating that such a portrayal "justifies all Ned Kelly’s viciousness and villainies". The film was banned in "Kelly Country"—regional centres such as Benalla...
- Bellman of London), Lanthorne and Candle-light, Villainies Discovered by Candlelight, and English Villainies. They owe their form and many of their incidents...
- Whitefield's contemporary, John Wesley denounced slavery as "the sum of all villainies," and detailed its abuses. However, defenses of slavery were common among...
- against the slave trade. Wesley denounced slavery as "the sum of all villainies," and detailed its abuses. He published a pamphlet on slavery, titled...
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