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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

Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
Benjamin Franklin

The Raiders of old were vicious and crazy and cruel. Hanging around their locker room was like hanging around the weight room at Folsom Prison.
Hunter S. Thompson

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

Human nature is not of itself vicious.
Thomas Paine
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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

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