Nefarious

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Etymology

From L. nefārius "abominable" or Latin nefarius, from nefas crime, from ne- not + fas right, divine law; perhaps akin to Greek themis law, tithenai to place

  • Date: circa 1609

Pronunciation

  • ne*fa"ri*ous
  • \ni-ˈfer-ē-əs\

Adjective

  1. infamous for being wicked
  2. The nefarious wizard was known for burning people alive for his secret rituals.
  3. flagrantly wicked or impious : evil

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