heinous crime

heinous crime
гнусное преступление, отвратительное преступление

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  • heinous crime — index felony Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • heinous — hei·nous / hā nəs/ adj: enormously and shockingly evil a heinous crime hei·nous·ly adv hei·nous·ness n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • heinous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ utterly abhorrent and wicked: a heinous crime. DERIVATIVES heinously adverb heinousness noun. ORIGIN Old French haineus, from hair to hate …   English terms dictionary

  • heinous — [hā′nəs] adj. [ME hainous < OFr hainös (Fr haineux) < haine, hatred < hair, to hate < Frank * hatjan, akin to Ger hassen, HATE] outrageously evil or wicked; abominable [a heinous crime] SYN. OUTRAGEOUS heinously adv. heinousness n …   English World dictionary

  • heinous — [[t]he͟ɪnəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe something such as a crime as heinous, you mean that it is extremely evil or horrible. [FORMAL] Her life has been permanently blighted by his heinous crime... They are capable of the most… …   English dictionary

  • heinous — hei|nous [ˈheınəs] adj formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: haineus, from haine hate ] 1.) very shocking and immoral ▪ a heinous crime 2.) AmE spoken informal extremely bad ▪ The food in the cafeteria is pretty heinous. >heinousness… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heinous — [ heɪnəs, hi:nəs] adjective utterly odious or wicked: a heinous crime. Derivatives heinously adverb heinousness noun Origin ME: from OFr. haineus, from hair to hate , of Gmc origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • heinous — adjective formal very shocking and immoral: a heinous crime heinously adverb heinousness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crime — / krīm/ n [Middle French, from Latin crimen fault, accusation, crime] 1: conduct that is prohibited and has a specific punishment (as incarceration or fine) prescribed by public law compare delict, tort 2: an offense against public law …   Law dictionary

  • crime — n. 1) to commit, perpetrate a crime 2) to deter; eradicate, stamp out, wipe out; prevent crime 3) an atrocious, brutal, heinous, horrible, infamous, outrageous, vicious crime 4) a daring; economic; major, serious; minor, petty; perfect;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Crime fiction — Murder mystery redirects here. For other uses, see Murder mystery (disambiguation). Sherlock Holmes, pipe puffing hero of crime fiction, confers with his colleague Dr. Watson; together these characters popularized the genre. Crime fiction is the… …   Wikipedia

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