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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane.

Usage examples (29)
  • The problem isn’t the Grahams, or the Sulzbergers, or even the Moon family (not to defend them, but their heinousness is just incidental).
  • And they claim that we invent heinousness in our books!
  • The murderer is fully aware of the heinousness of his crime.
  • With all that heinousness, it's just better that we stay put. for more
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