Late Middle English: from Latin flagitiosus, from flagitium 'importunity, shameful crime', from flagitare 'demand earnestly'.
Words that rhyme with flagitiousadventitious, Aloysius, ambitious, auspicious, avaricious, capricious, conspicuous, delicious, expeditious, factitious, fictitious, judicious, lubricious, malicious, Mauritius, meretricious, nutritious, officious, pernicious, propitious, repetitious, seditious, siliceous, superstitious, suppositious, surreptitious, suspicious, vicious
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