Hess concludes, “the vilest [online] communications are still disproportionately lobbed at women.”
I don't think, Frank, you can imagine the horror I feel in reference to that vilest of human beings.
The vilest thoughts, uttered in the low argot of Paris, were much affected by them.
That innocent familiarity turned my blood as if it had been the vilest insult that a man could offer me.
Of course the 'vilest sinner may return' at any point along the road—but to what?
Can I sit thus tamely, and hear my dead father accused of the vilest crimes?
But, were M. Fouquet the vilest of men, I should say aloud, 'M.
In what does Nyssia now differ from the most shameless hetaira, from the vilest of courtesans?
Can he, who is the tenderest, the best of friends, be also the vilest and most cruel of mankind?
I know I was unworthy of the floor I walked on, and vilest of the vile in my own eyes.
early 13c. (implied in vilety), from Anglo-French and Old French vile, from Latin vilis "cheap, worthless, base, common," of unknown origin. Related: Vilely.