Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality or state of being evil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The condition or quality of being evil; badness; viciousness; malignity; vileness

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being evil; badness; viciousness: as, evilness of heart.
  • n. Badness of quality or condition; debasement; loss of value.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

evil +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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