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Definition of Villainy

Villainy

  1. The quality or state of being a villain, or villainous; extreme depravity; atrocious wickedness; as, the villainy of the seducer.
  2. Abusive, reproachful language; discourteous speech; foul talk.
  3. The act of a villain; a deed of deep depravity; a crime.

Villainy Quotations

For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.
Sophocles

I think it's too easy often to find a villain out of the headlines and to then repeat that villainy again and again and again. You know, traditionally, America has always looked to scapegoat someone as the boogie man.
Edward Zwick

Sarah Palin is a symbol of everything that is wrong with the modern United States. As a representative of our political system, she's a new low in reptilian villainy, the ultimate cynical masterwork of puppeteers like Karl Rove.
Matt Taibbi

I will to my dying day oppose, with all the powers and faculties God has given me, all such instruments of slavery on the one hand and villainy on the other as this Writ of Assistance is.
James Otis

Villains are a lot of fun. My villains have a lot of tongue-in-cheek. They are sometimes conscious of and a little bit gleeful of their villainy.
John Rhys-Davies
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Villainy Translations

villainy in German is schurkischer Akt
villainy in Swedish is skurkaktighet, skurkstreck
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