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wicked


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wicked  \Wicked\,  a. 
  Having  a  wick;  --  used  chiefly  in  composition;  as  a 
  two-wicked  lamp. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wicked  \Wick"ed\,  a.  [OE.  wicked,  fr  wicke  wicked;  probably 
  originally  the  same  word  as  wicche  wizard,  witch.  See 
  {Witch}.] 
  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. 
  Plowman. 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  wicked 
  adj  1:  morally  bad  in  principle  or  practice  [ant:  {virtuous}] 
  2:  having  committed  unrighteous  acts  "a  sinful  person"  [syn:  {sinful}, 
  {unholy}] 
  3:  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"  [syn:  {severe},  {terrible}] 
  4:  morally  bad  or  wrong  "evil  purposes";  "an  evil  influence"; 
  "evil  deeds"  [syn:  {evil}]  [ant:  {good}] 
  5:  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"  [syn:  {disgusting},  {disgustful}, 
  {distasteful},  {foul},  {loathly},  {loathsome},  {repellent}, 
  {repellant},  {revolting},  {yucky}] 




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