Synonyms for flagitiousness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLAGITIOUSNESS
The flagitiousness of this resolution is aggravated if possible by the arbitrary means by which its adoption was secured.
Dark hints of flagitiousness were thrown out, which our innocence wholly failed to comprehend.
"shamefully wicked, criminal," late 14c., from Old French flagicieux or directly from Latin flagitiosus "shameful, disgraceful, infamous," from flagitium "shameful act, passionate deed, disgraceful thing," related to flagrum "a whip, scourge, lash," flagitare "to demand importunately," from PIE root *bhlag- "to strike." Related: Flagitiously; flagitiousness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FLAGITIOUSNESS
- breach of trust
- on the take
- shady deal