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Definition of Wickedness

Wickedness

  1. The quality or state of being wicked; departure from the rules of the divine or the moral law; evil disposition or practices; immorality; depravity; sinfulness.
  2. A wicked thing or act; crime; sin; iniquity.

Wickedness Quotations

The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Stephen Fry

Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.
John Jay Chapman

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Joseph Conrad

A quest for knowledge is not a war with faith; spirituality is not usually an infelicitous amalgam of superstition and philistinism; and moral relativism, taken outside midfield, leads inexorably both to heresy and to secular wickedness, which are often identical.
Conrad Black
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Wickedness Translations

wickedness in German is Verruchtheit, Bosheit
wickedness in Italian is nequizia
wickedness in Latin is scelus sceleris, nequitia nequities
wickedness in Spanish is maldad
wickedness in Swedish is elakhet
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