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vice

Roget-categorie 945

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.4. Moral affections
›› 6.4.3. Moral conditions

#945. Vice

zelfstandig naamwoord

viceevil-doing, evil courseswrongdoingwickedness, viciousness etc. adj. — iniquity, peccability, demeritsin, Adamold Adam, offending Adam.
immorality, impropriety, indecorum, scandal, laxity, looseness of moralsenphagy, dophagy, exophagywant of principle, want of ballastobliquity, backsliding, infamy, demoralization, pravity, depravity, pollutionhardness of heartbrutality etc. (malevolence) 907corruption etc. (debasement) 659knavery etc. (improbity) 940profligacyflagrancy, atrocitycannibalismlesbianism, Sadism.
infirmityweakness etc. adj. — weakness of the flesh, frailty, imperfectionerrorweak sidefoiblefailing, failurecrying sin, besetting sindefect, deficiencycloven foot.
lowest dregs of vice, sink of iniquity, Alsatian dengusto picaresco [It].
fault, crimecriminality etc. (guilt) 947.
sinner etc. 949.
[Resorts] brothel etc. 961gambling house etc. 621joint [Slang], opium den, shooting gallery, crack house.

werkwoord

be vicious etc. adj. — sin, commit sin, do amiss, err, transgressmisdemean oneself, forget oneself, misconduct oneselfmisdo, misbehavefall, lapse, slip, trip, offend, trespassdeviate from the line of duty, deviate from the path of virtue etc. 944take a wrong course, go astrayhug a sin, hug a faultsow one's wild oats.
render vicious etc. adj. — demoralize, brutalizecorrupt etc. (degrade) 659.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

vicioussinfulsinning etc. v. — wicked, iniquitous, immoral, unrighteous, wrong, criminalnaughty, incorrectunduteous, undutiful.
unprincipled, lawless, disorderly, contra bonos mores [Lat.], indecorous, unseemly, improperdissolute, profligate, scampishunworthyworthlessdesertlessdisgraceful, recreantreprehensible, blameworthy, uncommendablediscreditable, disreputableSadistic.
base, sinister, scurvy, foul, gross, vile, black, grave, facinorous, felonious, nefarious, shameful, scandalous, infamous, villainous, of a deep dye, heinousflagrant, flagitious atrocious, incarnate, accursed.
Mephistophelian, satanic, diabolic, hellish, infernal, stygian, fiendlike, hell-born, demoniacal, devilish, fiendish.
miscreated, misbegottendemoralized, corrupt, depraved.
evil-minded, evil-disposedill-conditionedmalevolent etc. 907heartless, graceless, shameless, virtuelessabandoned, lost to virtueunconscionablesunk in iniquity, lost in iniquity, steeped in iniquity.
incorrigible, irreclaimable, obdurate, reprobate, past praying forculpable, reprehensible etc. (guilty) 947.
unjustifiableindefensible, inexcusable inexpiable, unpardonable, irremissible.
weak, frail, lax, infirm, imperfectindiscretedemoralizing, degrading.

bijwoord

wrongsinfully etc. adj. — without excuse.

tussenwerpsel

O tempora! , O mores!,

uitdrukking

alitur vitium vivitque tegendo [Vergil]; genus est mortis male vivere [Lat.] [Ovid]; mala mens malus animus [Lat.] [Terence]; nemo repente fuit turpissimus [Lat.]the trail of the serpent is over them all" [Moore]; to sanction vice and hunt decorum down" [Bryon].



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