Wickedness in a sentence

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Definition of Wickedness

  • The quality or state of being wicked; departure from the rules of the divine or the moral law; evil disposition or practices; immorality; depravity; sinfulness.
  • A wicked thing or act; crime; sin; iniquity.
  • morally objectionable behavior
  • the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
  • estrangement from god
  • the quality of being wicked
  • absence of moral or spiritual values

How to use wickedness in a sentence. Wickedness pronunciation.

Serious_, tell me how they can answer it to _God_, or their own _Consciences_, to be any ways Instrumental towards the _Support_ of so much Wickedness?
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Tell me, who was it that advis'd you to this wickedness?
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Whilst the Bawd and the Whore triumph'd in their wickedness, and were glad they had met with so easy a Cully, from whom they had obtain'd so good a Booty.
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He loved them because they were buried alive, he loved them because of their wretchedness, with a love as far removed from condescension as it was from secret admiration of their bold wickedness.
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It was then quite new, destitute of religious privileges, and given to all manner of wickedness.
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He had no power to resist, all was wickedness, irresolution, constant yielding.
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His prayer, too, asked to be emancipated from his wickedness, and his strength and health restored.
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There were times, when recalling all that he had once witnessed-the abysses and the flame at the bottom of that heart-he was tempted to suspect the existence of many storms under all this calm exterior, and perhaps some wickedness.
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A lover lies at thy feet, to unloose the bonds of wickedness.
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Madame de Tecle, although a stranger to all wickedness, knew the world and knew life, and her penetrating intelligence divined yet more than she knew certainly.
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It was at the same time the greatest wickedness and the perpetual danger of his life, but it was also the excitement, the pride, and the magnificent voluptuousness of it.
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Nay, but do so then; and, look you, he may come and go between you both; and in any case have a nay-word, that you may know one another's mind, and the boy never need to understand any thing; for 'tis not good that children should know any wickedness.
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Her wickedness became in his eyes an added grace, and from the rack on which he lay he admired his executioner.
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If there was not a bit of wickedness in the world, there would be no goodness.
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Wickedness, by whomsoever committed, is odious, but most of all in men of learning; for learning is the weapon with which Satan is combated, and when a man is made captive with arms in his hand his shame is more excessive.
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Wicked associates, 215. Wicked, unstable, 411. Wickedness, odious in the learned, 469. Wife, 16, 161, 194, 200, 231, 232, 401, 406.
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No wonder if that, in such a state of things, there arose such violent contrasts to the general weakness, such eccentric protests against the general wickedness, as may be seen in the figure of Abbot Paphnutius, when compared either with the poor man tortured in prison for his arrears of taxes, or with the Governor and the officials who tortured him.
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There was neither vice nor wickedness in him, but only sincerity and loving-kindness.
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There was no wickedness in them, but only pettiness and vulgarity.
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One, who is prolific of philological chippings, might be compared to a semblance of Max Muller; while the other, alternately denouncing the wickedness and deriding the toothlessness of a grim Giant Pope, may be likened, at a distance, to John Bunyan.
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Examples of Wickedness

Example #1
Tis to no purpose for such to say, That they are cautious what Plays they see, and always go to the best and that the _Play-Houses_ would thrive whether they frequented them or no.
Example #2
Will not those _Lewd Scenes_ of Love, wherewith almost every Play is fraught, inflame the Fancy, heighten the Imagination, and render a Person thus prepar'd, a fit Subject for ill designing People to work on?
Example #3
And is this the requital that you make me, you impudent Strumpet?
Example #4
Am I not worth an Answer then?
Example #5
And likewise to offer him his assistance, to recover his Losses; but being in the dark he was altogether a Stranger to the Place, that he could give 'em no manner of Directions, so that it was but like seeking a Needle in a Bottle of Hay.
Example #6
For by a Ring on his Finger, and the Gold Buttons on his Shirt, which was all he carried off, they supposed his other Rigging was suitable thereto; which made Mr. _Constable_ so kind as to lend him his Night-gown, to cover his Nakedness.