noun, plural crim·i·nal·i·ties for 2.
- criminal psychology,
- criminal records bureau,
- criminal syndicalism,
Origin of criminality
Examples from the Web for criminality
Yes, a president needs courage to stand up to corruption and criminality in his own country.
We want the morality of a situation to match the criminality.Christopher Darden Believes There May Be Justice Yet for Trayvon|Christopher A. Darden, Michele Noble|July 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What the military has to confront is criminality, not a hookup culture.Air Force General Blames Increase in Military Rape on Hookup Culture|Eleanor Clift|May 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
George Zimmerman pulled the trigger, but a larger ethos of devaluing life and the stereotypes of criminality loaded the gun.‘Mad Men’ Highlights Invisible Black People and Stain of Racism|Otis Moss III|March 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And so it has proven over the past generation of the swiftest record reduction of criminality in American history.
Among them not neglect of duty only but criminality appears to have been rife.Irish History and the Irish Question|Goldwin Smith
The essential factor, however, must be that inexorable display of our criminality as a people.My Life|Josiah Flynt
Of course, I do not try to estimate the 'balance of criminality.'The Great Illusion|Norman Angell
Let the son of Atreus think better of it: I acquit Helen of criminality; she made use of the opportunity given by an easy husband.
But for the great mass of criminality deported to a distant shore no very active concern was shown.
noun plural -ties
1610s, from French criminalité, from Medieval Latin criminalitas, from Latin criminalis (see criminal).