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Definition of flagitous word

  • noun flagitous (archaic) wicked, reprehensible. 1

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flagitous popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for flagitous

adjective flagitous

  • corrupt — Someone who is corrupt behaves in a way that is morally wrong, especially by doing dishonest or illegal things in return for money or power.
  • immoral — violating moral principles; not conforming to the patterns of conduct usually accepted or established as consistent with principles of personal and social ethics.
  • lewd — inclined to, characterized by, or inciting to lust or lechery; lascivious.
  • nefarious — extremely wicked or villainous; iniquitous: a nefarious plot.
  • shameless — lacking any sense of shame: immodest; audacious.

Antonyms for flagitous

adjective flagitous

  • clean — Something that is clean is free from dirt or unwanted marks.
  • decent — Decent is used to describe something which is considered to be of an acceptable standard or quality.
  • gentle — kindly; amiable: a gentle manner.
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  • kind — of a good or benevolent nature or disposition, as a person: a kind and loving person.

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