noun (plural villainies)[mass noun]
- Wicked or criminal behaviour: the villainy of professional racketeers [count noun]: minor villainiesMore example sentences
wickedness, badness, evil, evil-doing, sin, sinfulness, iniquity, vileness, baseness, wrong, wrongdoing, dishonesty, double-dealing, unscrupulousness, roguery, rascality, delinquency, disgrace, viciousness, degeneracy, depravity, dissolution, dissipation, immorality, turpitude, devilry, devilishness, heinousness; crime, vice, criminality, lawlessness, lawbreaking, corruption, venality; offence, misdeed, misconduct, transgressionmalfeasance
- Johnny Canuck would never be corrupted, and would fight to his last breath to defend our nation against evil and villainy.
- Will the power of good, represented by the brash young Cheng and his elderly mentor Master Cheung, be able to overpower the pure diabolic villainy of Evil Cat?
- On my return I found nothing but villainy and evil.
Middle English: from Old French vilenie, from vilein (see villain).