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Word: criminal

criminal
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  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
  • adj bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    Examples
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife
  • adj guilty of crime or serious offense
    Examples
    • criminal in the sight of God and man
  • adj involving or being or having the nature of a crime
    Synonyms

    felonious

    Examples
    • a criminal offense
    • criminal abuse
    • felonious intent
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010