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vile

Saltos de línea: vile
Pronunciación: /vʌɪl
 
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Definición de vile en inglés:

adjetivo

1Extremely unpleasant: he has a vile temper vile smells
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He was sure I'd would say something vulgar, vile, or extremely arrogant; it was how I'd worked.
  • Seagulls really are disgusting, nasty, vile animals, naturally horrible, and made worse by hanging out with humans presumably.
  • It was, as you would expect, a pretty vile and unpleasant week.
Sinónimos
base, low, mean, wretched, disgraceful, appalling, shocking, ugly, vulgar, sorry, shabby, shameful, dishonourable, execrable, heinous, abhorrent, deplorable, monstrous, wicked, evil, dark, dirty, vicious, iniquitous, sinful, corrupt, sordid, depraved, perverted, debased, reprobate, degenerate, debauched, dissolute, contemptible, despicable, reprehensible, diabolical, diabolic, devilish, fiendish, hellish, damnable
informal yucky, sick-making, gut-churning, icky, gross, God-awful, low-down, rotten, sick
British informal beastly
North American informal lousy, vomitous
vulgar slang shitty
literary noisome
1.1Morally bad; wicked: as vile a rogue as ever lived
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was used as a place where the pagan worshipers did all sorts of vile and wicked things - including burning children alive as sacrifices to the idols Moloch and Baal.
  • ‘The terrorists who are seeking to destroy the country have struck a cruel blow with this vile act today,’ he said.
  • A poisonous racist, a supporter of eugenics, a proponent of mass murder, a vile imperialist and… an apologist for Fascism?
1.2 archaic Of little worth or value: all the feasts that thou hast shared erewhile, to mine shall be but vile

Origen

Middle English: via Old French from Latin vilis 'of low value'.

Derivados

vilely

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • He felt that ‘they are more vilely oppressed than they have ever been before in their history.’
  • Most vilely, he claims I was beset by an ‘explosive urge’ to blow up his house.
  • And could he trust the word again of anyone who so vilely wronged him?

vileness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Men who practice viciousness and vileness are shown no mercy by the gods.
  • I hunt down and exterminate soul-less monsters of unimaginable horror and vileness.
  • Women have been writing books about the vileness and tedium of domestic life for ever.

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