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- n. the state of being vile
- n. a vile act
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being vile
- n. Moral or intellectual deficiency; imperfection; depravity; degradation; impurity; wickedness; sinfulness; extreme badness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
- n. the quality of being wicked
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Your hate will consume you but your vileness is there for all to see.
No, the vileness is that it is an utterly bogus claim, a sort of Potemkin village only foolinng the ignorant American press corps, which years to mark Iraq down as a ‘victory’.
All of this vileness is really a pathetic attempt to cover how much you want him.
Heat rose at our backs and a resounding voice, deep like a massive bell, demanded, “What vileness is this?”
The Labour party and the BBC are two arms of the same beast; lies, threats and vileness is what they spread.
Likewise if you receive a portion of fish from which every piece of herbal seasoning has not been scraped off, and the herbal seasoning is loathsome to you, and steeped in vileness, again I say, refrain from screaming.
At last, beneath him in vileness, had the other sunk himself.
They are solid, but also liquid--Shakespeare's vile jelly embodies the sense that the vileness is a function of their half-solid, half-liquid jellied abjection.
But yet they have another consideration also, and that is, the vileness of sinning against God.
Mrs. Morris hesitated for a minute, then she said, earnestly: "My dear friend, if you could see all the wickedness, and cruelty, and vileness, that is practiced in this little town of ours in one night, you could not rest in your bed."