Definition of facinorous in English:
- King Richard, as a just guerdon for all his fascinorous actions and horrible murders, was slain in the field.
- Jefferson regarded Britain as facinorous and permeated by cupidity and commercialism.
- Others they have cast into Newgate among the most facinorous and vile persons.
Mid 16th century: from Latin facinorosus, from facinus, facinor- '(bad) deed', from facere 'do, make'.
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