What does heinous mean?

What does heinous mean?

: very bad or evil : deserving of hate or contempt. See the full definition for heinous in the English Language Learners Dictionary. heinous. adjective. hei·​nous | \ ˈhā-nəs \

What is an example of a heinous crime?

Related Definitions Heinous crime means murder, assault, kidnapping, arson, burglary, robbery, rape or other sexual offense.

Is heinous a legal term?

Heinous means hateful or shockingly evil. A grossly wicked or reprehensible action is called heinous act. The term is mostly used to refer to crimes.

Can you call someone heinous?

adjective. (of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked. ‘But his mind’s eye isn’t fraught with mournful replays of a life cut short by a heinous crime.

How do you use heinous in a sentence?

Heinous sentence example

  1. But it did not stop the heinous acts he’s committing.
  2. A truly heinous looking skull says, “Look if you dare, but touch at your own risk.”
  3. Divorce can be enacted when the spouse has committed a very heinous offense or crime.

What is an impossible crime?

Impossible crime is a crime of last resort. In other words, if the crime is not produced although there is adequate or effectual means employed, it cannot be impossible crime but a frustrated felony.

What is heinous crime example?

What does Hanis mean?


Acronym Definition
HANIS Home Affairs National Identification System (South Africa)
HANIS Hanford Nuclear Inventory System

What is the synonym of heinous?

In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for heinous, like: nefarious, cruel, hateful, despicable, atrocious, terrible, good, monstrous, wicked, reprehensible and vile.

Is kidnapping a continuing crime?

Continuity of the Crime Kidnapping is not a continuing offence. The offence is done as soon as the person accused removes the person from his/her lawful guardianship. Abduction is a continuing process and it this the person so abducted is removed from one place to another.

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