(of a person or wrongful act, esp. a crime) Utterly odious or wicked,
(of a person or wrongful act, esp. a crime) Utterly odious or wicked
a battery of heinous crimes
flagitious: extremely wicked, deeply criminal; "a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"
(heinously) in a terribly evil manner; "the child was heinously murdered"
(heinousness) atrocity: the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
(heinousness) The property of being heinous
Awful, scary, monstrous; any activity fraught with extreme danger.
from the French haine, which is correctly pronounced hainous as it was formerly written, is such a palpable error that no lexicographer can be justified in giving it his sanction.
Sorority girls' favorite word for ugly.
Hateful, atrocious, odious, offensive.
hei·nous (hâąnes) adjective Grossly wicked or reprehensible; abominable: a heinous crime. [Middle English, from Old French haineus, from haine, hatred, from hair, to hate, from Frankish *hatjan.] . heiąnous·ly adverb . heiąnous·ness noun
An extremely difficult or dangerous.
Adj. Not good. ie. “That wipeout was heinous dude.”