[ UK /wˈɪkɪdnəs/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪkədnəs/ ]
NOUN
  1. morally objectionable behavior
  2. estrangement from god
  3. the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    the vileness of his language surprised us
  4. absence of moral or spiritual values
    the powers of darkness
  5. the quality of being wicked
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How To Use wickedness In A Sentence

  • We live in a world soiled by the grossness and wickedness and filth of sin.
  • It was an instance of the great wickedness of the Jews that they were thus enraged; and this in Deuteronomy is the matter of a threatening. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)
  • I don't often use words like ‘wickedness’ to describe acts of inhumanity.
  • They will no doubt receive a stern lecture on the wickedness of their ways.
  • As in wickedness, depravity, corruption? Christianity Today
  • Don't try to justify his wickedness.
  • I believe that war is in Latin called bellum, not by antiphrasis, as some patchers of old rusty Latin would have us to think, because in war there is little beauty to be seen, but absolutely and simply; for that in war appeareth all that is good and graceful, and that by the wars is purged out all manner of wickedness and deformity. Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel
  • He reminds them likewise of the wickedness of those that were the patriarchs of their tribes, in envying their brother Joseph, and selling him into Egypt; and the same spirit was still working in them towards Christ and his ministers. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)
  • Having entered into a paction with Satan, they did divers acts of wickedness, for which they were tried before Commissioners of The Mysteries of All Nations Rise and Progress of Superstition, Laws Against and Trials of Witches, Ancient and Modern Delusions Together With Strange Customs, Fables, and Tales
  • We live in a world soiled by the grossness and wickedness and filth of sin.
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