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Definition of Wicked


  1. Having a wick; -- used chiefly in composition; as, a two-wicked lamp.
  2. Evil in principle or practice; deviating from morality; contrary to the moral or divine law; addicted to vice or sin; sinful; immoral; profligate; -- said of persons and things; as, a wicked king; a wicked woman; a wicked deed; wicked designs.
  3. Cursed; baneful; hurtful; bad; pernicious; dangerous.
  4. Ludicrously or sportively mischievous; disposed to mischief; roguish.

Wicked Quotations

All things truly wicked start from innocence.
Ernest Hemingway

It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.
Lawrence G. Lovasik

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.
Charlie Chaplin

A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
Niccolo Machiavelli

The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.
George Washington
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Wicked Translations

wicked in French is chicaneur, torve
wicked in Hungarian is csintalan, komisz
wicked in Italian is malizioso, cattivo
wicked in Latin is pravus, improbus, malus peior pessimus, scelestus
wicked in Swedish is syndig, elak, ogudaktig, ond, stygg
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