Synonyms of crime in English:

crime

noun

  • 1 kidnapping is a very serious crime
    offence, unlawful act, illegal act, breach/violation/infraction of the law, misdemeanour, misdeed, wrong, felony, violation, transgression, fault, injury;
    archaic trespass
  • 2 the reduced police presence has brought an increase in crime
  • 3 they condemned apartheid as a crime against humanity
    immoral act, sin, evil, evil action, wrong, wrongdoing, atrocity, abomination, enormity, disgrace, outrage, monstrosity, violation, abuse, injustice, affront
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    felonious relating to crime
    criminology study of crime

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    Pronunciation: fləˈjiSHəs
    adjective
    (of a person or their actions) criminal; villainous