Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Vicious

Vicious

  1. Characterized by vice or defects; defective; faulty; imperfect.
  2. Addicted to vice; corrupt in principles or conduct; depraved; wicked; as, vicious children; vicious examples; vicious conduct.
  3. Wanting purity; foul; bad; noxious; as, vicious air, water, etc.
  4. Not correct or pure; corrupt; as, vicious language; vicious idioms.
  5. Not well tamed or broken; given to bad tricks; unruly; refractory; as, a vicious horse.
  6. Bitter; spiteful; malignant.

Vicious Quotations

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar Wilde

The more people rationalize cheating, the more it becomes a culture of dishonesty. And that can become a vicious, downward cycle. Because suddenly, if everyone else is cheating, you feel a need to cheat, too.
Stephen Covey

All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership.
Ann Landers

Rock 'n Roll: The most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear.
Frank Sinatra

The behavior of the crowd at Churchill Downs is like 100,000 vicious Hyenas going berserk all at once in a space about the size of a 777 jet or the White House lawn.
Hunter S. Thompson
More "Vicious" Quotations

Vicious Translations

vicious in Dutch is hatelijk, boosaardig, kwaadaardig
vicious in French is vicieux, perfide
vicious in Italian is vizioso
vicious in Latin is vitiosus
vicious in Spanish is vicioso, depravado
vicious in Swedish is lastbar, vanartig, ilsken

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.