HyperDic: vicious

English > 4 senses of the word vicious:
ADJECTIVEallvicious, barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
allvicious, evilhaving the nature of vice
allvicious, condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensiblebringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
allvicious, poisonous, venomousmarked by deep ill ... / ill will
vicious > pronunciation
Soundsvih'shahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > vicious: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering.
Example "vicious kicks"
Synonymsbarbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage
Broaderinhumanelacking and reflecting lack of pity / pity or compassion / compassion
Spanishatroz, bárbaro, brutal, cruel, feroz, salvaje
Catalanatroç, bàrbar, brutal, cruel, feroç, ferotge, salvatge
Nounsviciousnessthe trait of extreme / extreme cruelty
Adverbsviciouslyin a vicious / vicious / vicious manner
English > vicious: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the nature of vice.
Synonymevil
Broaderwickedmorally bad in principle / principle or practice
Spanishdepravado, vicioso
Nounsvicea specific form of evildoing
viciousnessthe trait of extreme / extreme cruelty
English > vicious: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure.
Synonymscondemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible
Broaderwrongcontrary to conscience or morality or law
Spanishcensurable, condenable, deplorable, reprensible, vergonzoso
Catalancensurable, condemnable, reprensible, vergonyós
English > vicious: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmarked by deep ill ... / ill will; deliberately harmful.
Example "vicious gossip"
Synonymspoisonous, venomous
BroadermaliciousHaving the nature of or resulting from malice
Spanishmalintencionado, pernicioso, venenoso
Catalanmalintencionat, perniciós
Nounsviciousnessthe trait of extreme / extreme cruelty

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