wickedness

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/ ˈwɪk ɪd nɪs /

noun

the quality or state of being wicked.
wicked conduct or practices.
a wicked act or thing.

Origin of wickedness

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at wicked, -ness
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Word Origin and History for wickedness

wickedness


n.

c.1300, from wicked + -ness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper