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Definition of villainy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

villainy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈvɪləni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪləni//
 
[uncountable] (formal or humorous) Immoral
 
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immoral or cruel behaviour At the end of the book, virtue is rewarded and villainy punished. See related entries: Immoral Word Origin Middle English: from Old French vilenie, from vilein, based on Latin villa.
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