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Meaning of WICKED

Pronunciation:  'wikid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
  2. [adj]  intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality; "severe pain"; "a severe case of flu"; "a terrible cough"; "under wicked fire from the enemy's guns"; "a wicked cough"
  3. [adj]  highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
  4. [adj]  having committed unrighteous acts; "a sinful person"
  5. [adj]  morally bad in principle or practice

WICKED is a 6 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: atrocious, bad, black, corruptive, dark, demonic, depraved, despicable, devilish, diabolic, diabolical, disgustful, disgusting, distasteful, evil, evil-minded, fiendish, flagitious, foul, grievous, heavy, heinous, hellish, immoral, infernal, iniquitous, intense, irreclaimable, irredeemable, loathly, loathsome, mephistophelean, mephistophelian, monstrous, nefarious, peccable, peccant, perversive, repellant, repellent, repelling, revolting, satanic, severe, sinful, sinister, skanky, terrible, ugly, ungodly, unholy, unredeemable, unreformable, unworthy, vicious, vile, villainous, yucky
 Antonyms: good, virtuous
 See Also: impious, offensive, unrighteous, wicked, wrong



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Wicked\, a.
    Having a wick; -- used chiefly in composition; as, a
    two-wicked lamp.
  2. \Wick"ed\, a. [OE. wicked, fr. wicke wicked; probably
    originally the same word as wicche wizard, witch. See
    1. Evil in principle or practice; deviating from morality;
       contrary to the moral or divine law; addicted to vice or
       sin; sinful; immoral; profligate; -- said of persons and
       things; as, a wicked king; a wicked woman; a wicked deed;
       wicked designs.
             Hence, then, and evil go with thee along, Thy
             offspring, to the place of evil, hell, Thou and thy
             wicked crew!                          --Milton.
             Never, never, wicked man was wise.    --Pope.
    2. Cursed; baneful; hurtful; bad; pernicious; dangerous.
       [Obs.] ``Wicked dew.'' --Shak.
             This were a wicked way, but whoso had a guide. --P.
    3. Ludicrously or sportively mischievous; disposed to
       mischief; roguish. [Colloq.]
             Pen looked uncommonly wicked.         --Thackeray.
    Syn: Iniquitous; sinful; criminal; guilty; immoral; unjust;
         unrighteous; unholy; irreligious; ungodly; profane;
         vicious; pernicious; atrocious; nefarious; heinous;
         flagrant; flagitious; abandoned. See {Iniquitous}.