Villainous Vil"lain*ous, a. [Written also villanous.] [1913 Webster] 1. Base; vile; mean; depraved; as, a villainous person or wretch. [1913 Webster]

2. Proceeding from, or showing, extreme depravity; suited to a villain; as, a villainous action. [1913 Webster]

3. Sorry; mean; mischievous; -- in a familiar sense. ``A villainous trick of thine eye.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Villainous judgment} (O. E. Law), a judgment that casts reproach on the guilty person. [1913 Webster] --- {Vil"lain*ous*ly}, adv. {Vil"lain*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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