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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
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Wash Williams spat forth a succession of vile oaths.
Not till La Ricaneuse stands before her with bare, black arms akimbo, uttering a volley of vile abuse and of brazen impudence.
He must toast his slippers a long while, in order to get rid of the chilliness which the air of this vile old house has sent curdling through his veins.
He had told his hearers that he was altogether vile, a viler companion of the vilest, the worst of sinners, an abomination, a thing of unimaginable iniquity, and that the only wonder was that they did not see his wretched body shrivelled up before their eyes by the burning wrath of the Almighty
She rose, not as if she had heard me, but with an indescribable grand melancholy of indifference and detachment, and, within a dozen feet of me, stood there as my vile predecessor.
Suppose now, he should tumble in upon me at midnight --how could I tell from what vile hole he had been coming?
He added, that he shuddered at the thought of being buried in his hammock, according to the usual sea-custom, tossed like something vile to the death-devouring sharks.
Yet when he had thought of all humanity as vile and hideous, he had somehow always excepted his own family.
Miss Ophelia well knew that it was the universal custom to send women and young girls to whipping-houses, to the hands of the lowest of men,--men vile enough to make this their profession,--there to be subjected to brutal exposure and shameful correction.
Hence, too, the Latin word vilis and our vile, also villain.
She put the vile side of him out of her mind, and dwelt only on recollections of his occasional acts of kindness to her.
Oh, madam, when you put bread and cheese, instead of burnt porridge, into these children's mouths, you may indeed feed their vile bodies, but you little think how you starve their immortal souls