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vile

 (vīl)
adj. vil·er, vil·est
1. Morally depraved; ignoble or wicked: a vile traitor; vile accusations.
2.
a. Disgusting; repulsive: vile effluent running down the city streets.
b. Unpleasant or objectionable: vile weather. See Synonyms at offensive.
3. Miserably poor and degrading; wretched: a vile existence.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vīlis, cheap, worthless; see wes- in Indo-European roots.]

vile′ly adv.
vile′ness n.

vile

(vaɪl)
adj
1. abominably wicked; shameful or evil: the vile development of slavery appalled them.
2. morally despicable; ignoble: vile accusations.
3. disgusting to the senses or emotions; foul: a vile smell; vile epithets.
4. tending to humiliate or degrade: only slaves would perform such vile tasks.
5. unpleasant or bad: vile weather.
6. paltry: a vile reward.
[C13: from Old French vil, from Latin vīlis cheap]
ˈvilely adv
ˈvileness n

vile

(vaɪl)

adj. vil•er, vil•est.
1. wretchedly bad: vile weather.
2. highly offensive, unpleasant, or objectionable: a vile odor.
3. morally debased, depraved, or despicable.
4. menial; lowly: vile tasks.
5. of little value or account; paltry.
[1250–1300; Middle English vil < Old French < Latin vīlis of little worth, base, cheap]
vile′ly, adv.
vile′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vile - morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
2.vile - causing or able to cause nauseavile - causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
unwholesome - detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"

vile

vile

adjective
2. Heavily soiled; very dirty or unclean:
3. Extremely unpleasant to the senses or feelings:
4. Having or proceeding from low moral standards:
Translations
خَسيس، فَظيع، رَديءوَضِيع
hnusnýodporný
afskyelig
paha
grozan
viîbjóîslegur, andstyggilegur
堕落した
비열한
niekšiškainiekšiškas
nekrietnspretīgszemisks
avskyvärd
ชั่วร้าย เลวร้าย
ghê tởm

vile

[vaɪl] ADJ
1. (= base, evil) [person, behaviour, attack, regime] → vil, infame; [language] → abominable
he was vile to herse portó de un modo infame con ella
2. (= disgusting) [conditions] → miserable, infame; [weather] → pésimo, infame; [smell, taste] → repugnante
it smelled/tasted viletenía un olor/sabor repugnante
to be in a vile moodestar de pésimo humor, estar de un humor de mil demonios
he has a vile tempertiene un genio muy violento, tiene un genio de mil demonios

vile

[ˈvaɪl] adj
(= base) [action, crime] → infâme; [attack, trade] → vil(e) before n
(= very bad) [smell, taste] → abominable; [temper] → massacrant(e); [weather] → abominable
Ricky has a vile temper sometimes → Ricky est parfois d'humeur massacrante.

vile

adjabscheulich; mood, smell, habit also, regime, conditionsübel; thoughtsniedrig, gemein; languageunflätig; weather, foodscheußlich, widerlich; that was a vile thing to sayes war eine Gemeinheit, so etwas zu sagen; he was vile to his wifeer benahm sich scheußlich gegenüber seiner Frau; to be in a vile temper or moodganz übel gelaunt sein

vile

[vaɪl] adj (horrible) → orrendo/a; (very bad, temper) → pessimo/a; (smell) → disgustoso/a
what a vile trick! → che scherzo meschino!
a vile habit → un vizio detestabile

vile

(vail) adjective
horrible; wicked; disgusting. That was a vile thing to say!; The food tasted vile.
ˈvilely adverb
ˈvileness noun

vile

وَضِيع hnusný afskyelig abscheulich πρόστυχος vil paha infect grozan disgustoso 堕落した 비열한 walgelijk sjofel nikczemny desprezível подлый avskyvärd ชั่วร้าย เลวร้าย kokuşmuş ghê tởm 极坏的
References in classic literature ?
Last winter she wheedled herself in here and told the count such vile, disgraceful things about us, especially about Sophie- I can't repeat them- that it made the count quite ill and he would not see us for a whole fortnight.
Yes; if I have a sin, a great sin, it is hatred of that vile woman
How dare you make an appearance where your vile deeds are known?
So that those who permit boys to engage too earnestly in these exercises, while they do not take care to instruct them in what is necessary to do, to speak the real truth, render them mean and vile, accomplished only in one duty of a citizen, and in every other respect, as reason evinces, good for nothing.
My dear niece," cries she, "you will have a very good protector in his lordship; a protector whom nothing but a hankering after that vile fellow Jones can make you decline.
Our dear companion Will Stutely hath been taken by that vile Sheriff's men, therefore doth it behoove us to take bow and brand in hand to bring him off again; for I wot that we ought to risk life and limb for him, as he hath risked life and limb for us.
Vile actions recorded in vile English, make vile reading, Geoffrey, in every sense of the word.
To die in Green Anchor Fields, or to fall into the clutches of that vile wretch--is there any comparison between the two?
A defacin' me walls," cried Patsy, at the same time emitting a string of vivid and vile, rather than virile, epithets of opprobrium.
Wash Williams spat forth a succession of vile oaths.
The essential point is that without seeing her you must believe, confess, affirm, swear, and defend it; else ye have to do with me in battle, ill-conditioned, arrogant rabble that ye are; and come ye on, one by one as the order of knighthood requires, or all together as is the custom and vile usage of your breed, here do I bide and await you relying on the justice of the cause I maintain.
Is it not enough that you leech me of good marks of such a quantity that you may ever after wear mantles of villosa and feast on simnel bread and malmsey, that you must needs burden me still further with the affliction of thy vile tongue?