Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality or state of being evil.

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

  • noun the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice

Etymologies

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evil +‎ -ness

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