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Etymology[]

Old French flagitieux or Latin flāgitiōsus, both ultimately from flāgitium (“shameful crime”).

Pronunciation[]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fləˈdʒɪʃəs/

Adjective[]

flagitious (comparative more flagitious, superlative most flagitious)

(literary) (of people) Guilty of terrible crimes; wicked, criminal. (literary) Extremely brutal or wicked; heinous, monstrous.

Synonyms[]

  • (extremely brutal or cruel): infamous, scandalous, nefarious, iniquitous

See also[]

  • flagitous

References[]

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