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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wickedness  \Wick"ed*ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  quality  or  state  of  being  wicked;  departure  from  the 
  rules  of  the  divine  or  the  moral  law;  evil  disposition  or 
  practices;  immorality;  depravity;  sinfulness. 
 
  God  saw  that  the  wickedness  of  man  was  great.  --Gen. 
  vi  5. 
 
  Their  inward  part  is  very  wickedness.  --Ps.  v.  9. 
 
  2.  A  wicked  thing  or  act  crime;  sin;  iniquity. 
 
  I'll  never  care  what  wickedness  I  do  If  this  man 
  comes  to  good.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  wickedness 
  n  1:  morally  objectionable  behavior  [syn:  {evil},  {immorality},  {iniquity}] 
  2:  absence  of  moral  or  spiritual  values;  "the  powers  of 
  darkness"  [syn:  {iniquity},  {darkness},  {dark}] 
  3:  the  quality  of  being  wicked  [syn:  {nefariousness},  {vileness}] 
  4:  estrangement  from  god  [syn:  {sin},  {sinfulness}] 




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