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English adjective: wicked

1. wicked morally bad in principle or practice

Similarevil, flagitious, heavy, heinous, iniquitous, irreclaimable, irredeemable, nefarious, peccable, peccant, sinful, ungodly, unredeemable, unreformable, vicious, villainous

See alsoevil, immoral, impious, unrighteous, wrong


2. wicked having committed unrighteous acts

SamplesA sinful person.

Synonymssinful, unholy



3. wicked intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality

SamplesSevere pain.
A severe case of flu.
A terrible cough.
Under wicked fire from the enemy's guns.
A wicked cough.

Synonymssevere, terrible



4. wicked naughtily or annoyingly playful

SamplesTeasing and worrying with impish laughter.
A wicked prank.

Synonymsarch, impish, implike, mischievous, pixilated, prankish, puckish


Antonymsunplayful, sober, serious

5. wicked highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

SamplesA disgusting smell.
Distasteful language.
A loathsome disease.
The idea of eating meat is repellent to me.
Revolting food.
A wicked stench.

Synonymsdisgustful, disgusting, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellant, repellent, repelling, revolting, skanky, yucky



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