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crim·i·nal

 (krĭm′ə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of, involving, or having the nature of crime: criminal abuse.
2. Relating to the administration of penal law.
3.
a. Guilty of crime.
b. Characteristic of a criminal.
4. Shameful; disgraceful: a criminal waste of talent.
n.
One that has committed or been legally convicted of a crime.

[Middle English, from Old French criminel, from Late Latin crīminālis, from Latin crīmen, crīmin-, accusation; see crime.]

crim′i·nal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.criminally - in a shameful manner; "the garden was criminally neglected"
2.criminally - in violation of the law; in a criminal manner; "the alterations in the document were ruled to be criminally fraudulent"
Translations
جِنائيّا
kriminálnětrestně
forbryderisktkriminelt
glæpsamlega
zločinný
canicesine

criminally

[ˈkrɪmɪnəlɪ] ADV
1. (Jur) they are criminally liablese les puede imputar delito
the hospital staff had been criminally negligentel personal del hospital había cometido delito por negligencia
they are criminally responsible from the age of 16son responsables desde el punto de vista penal a partir de los 16 años
the criminally insanelos delincuentes psicóticos
2. (= shamefully) → vergonzosamente
the pay was criminally poorel sueldo era tan bajo que daba vergüenza, el sueldo era vergonzosamente bajo

criminally

[ˈkrɪmɪnəli] adv
(according to the law) [responsible, liable] → pénalement
(= seriously) [expensive, underpaid] → scandaleusement
criminally irresponsible → d'une irresponsabilité criminelle
criminally stupid → d'une stupidité criminellecriminally insane
adjpsychopathe
npl
the criminally insane → les psychopathes mplcriminal offence ndélit m
It's a criminal offence → C'est un délit.criminal profiling nprofilage m criminelcriminal record ncasier m judiciaire
to have a criminal record → avoir un casier judiciaireCriminal Records Bureau n (British) en Angleterre et au Pays de Galles, service du casier judiciaire qui informe les employeurs des antécédents criminels de candidats au recrutementcriminal wrongdoing nactes mpl criminels

criminally

advkriminell, verbrecherisch; criminally liable (Jur) → strafrechtlich verantwortlich, schuldfähig; he thought she behaved quite criminally (fig)seiner Meinung nach hat sie sich kriminell verhalten

criminally

[ˈkrɪmɪnlɪ] advcriminosamente

crime

(kraim) noun
1. act(s) punishable by law. Murder is a crime; Crime is on the increase.
2. something wrong though not illegal. What a crime to cut down those trees!
criminal (ˈkriminl) adjective
1. concerned with crime. criminal law.
2. against the law. Theft is a criminal offence.
3. very wrong; wicked. a criminal waste of food.
noun
a person who has been found guilty of a crime.
ˈcriminally adverb
References in classic literature ?
No one has ever told what you are--muddled, criminally muddled.
Daisy, it was, who had put her tiny foot down and commanded the removal from the fever flatlands of Colusa to the healthy mountains of Ventura; who had backed the savage old Indian-fighter of a father into a corner and fought the entire family that Vila might marry the man of her choice; who had flown in the face of the family and of community morality and demanded the divorce of Laura from her criminally weak husband; and who on the other hand, had held the branches of the family together when only misunderstanding and weak humanness threatened to drive them apart.
While thus criminally occupied, he was startled by the opening of the chamber-door.
Had he said: "This is not a human being that you see, but the remains of a chemically produced counterfeit created in my own laboratory," they would have smiled, and either hanged him or put him away with the other criminally insane.
Either the man was drunk or criminally malicious," he said that afternoon, from his perch on the bed, when Brissenden had arrived and dropped limply into the one chair.
For aught I know, it may be a reference to Pickwick himself, who has most unquestionably been a criminally slow coach during the whole of this transaction, but whose speed will now be very unexpectedly accelerated, and whose wheels, gentlemen, as he will find to his cost, will very soon be greased by you
Also it was miserably and criminally delayed by the soulless legal red tape then in vogue.
In face of the facts that modern man lives more wretchedly than the cave-man, and that his producing power is a thousand times greater than that of the cave-man, no other conclusion is possible than that the capitalist class has mismanaged, that you have mismanaged, my masters, that you have criminally and selfishly mismanaged.
Leaning on his elbow in the mizzen rigging and so still that the helmsman over there at the other end of the poop might have (and he probably did) suspect him of being criminally asleep on duty, he tried to "get hold of that thing" by some side which would fit in with his simple notions of psychology.
The Palace official said Duterte's 'continuing order' was for the national Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to find out who should be criminally liable for the government's dengue immunization program.
In Sialkot, two children molested criminally in separate incidents occurred in different areas of the district here.
It was a memorable phrase and it was criminally wrong.