nefarious

37 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[nɛfˈe͡əɹɪəs], [nɛfˈe‍əɹɪəs], [n_ɛ_f_ˈeə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_s]

Synonyms:

disreputable (adjective)

contemptible, dishonorable, disreputable, dubious, infamous, louche, notorious, questionable, ribald, risque, shady, shifty.

evil (adjective)

abominable, atrocious, bad, baneful, calamitous, damnable, destructive, detrimental, disgraceful, evil, foul, heinous, hideous, loathsome, monstrous, offensive, repellent, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, sinful, sinister, terrible, wicked.

Rhymes for Nefarious:

  1. various;
  2. hilarious, aquarius, precarious, vicarious, gregarious;
  3. stradivarius;

Quotes for Nefarious:

  1. Identity theft involving these cards is a growing form of white collar crime, facilitating illegal immigration, banking and accounting fraud, tax evasion, and other nefarious activities. Ron Lewis.
  2. The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes. Cliff Stearns.