Pronunciation of Nefarious
/nəfˈe͡əɹɪəs/, /nəfˈeəɹɪəs/, /n_ə_f_ˈeə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_s/
Synonyms for nefarious:
Other synonyms and related words:
crooked, corrupt, iniquitous, detestable, outrageous, unsavory, dark, opprobrious, criminal, felonious, culpable, immoral, shabby, vile, abhorrent, wrong, lousy, guilty, low, obnoxious, vicious, despicable, wretched, black, disgusting, odious, filthy, Despisable, abominable, villainous, unlawful, flagitious, unrighteous, antipathetic, unethical, rotten, nasty.
bad, sinful (adjective)
monstrous, evil, offensive, repulsive, sinful, black, destructive, wicked, loathsome, baneful, atrocious, reprehensible, repugnant, bad, damnable, terrible, heinous, hideous, detrimental, revolting, calamitous, repellent, foul, abominable, sinister, disgraceful.
Usage examples for nefarious:
- But first, it is here a question to regulate a nefarious traffic which the Porte, our ally, is not yet prepared to abolish. - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson.
- She explained all about the- the nefarious system to us one Sunday. - "Prudence of the Parsonage", Ethel Hueston.