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Cowardly and malicious; base.

das′tard·li·ness n.
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Noun1.dastardliness - despicable cowardice
cowardice, cowardliness - the trait of lacking courage


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Clearly, no section of Britain's political spectrum ought to be granted immunity from dastardliness.
Lucas lucky to stay on the pitch, familiar Diego Costa dastardliness going unspotted, timekeeping gripes, Clattenburg not knowing John Terry's chest from his bicep.
As with the very best fantasy flicks (see The Dark Knight, Superman II or last month's Iron Man 3), the appeal lies in the sheer dastardliness of its villain, with Britain's Benedict Cumberbatch exuding a cold menace that steals the movie.