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heinous (adj) shockingly immoral; extremely wicked.

A heinous crime is a shockingly wicked crime and extremely evil. Serial killings are a very good example of a heinous crime. A heinous act is an act of unbearable horror. Hitler's attempt to kill all the Jews is a very good example of a heinous crime. Torturing the innocent and killing them is heinous.

  • The court held that raping the young mother and killing her child when they were alone at home was a heinous crime and it sentenced the prisoner to fifteen years imprisonment.
  • The crime was really heinous in that just for a few thousand dollars the man killed the old man and wife and cut their body to pieces to hide his crime.
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