What is another word for criminalness?
8 synonyms found
[ kɹˈɪmɪnə͡lnəs], [ kɹˈɪmɪnəlnəs], [ k_ɹ_ˈɪ_m_ɪ_n_əl_n_ə_s]
Criminalness refers to the quality or characteristic of being involved in criminal activities. There are several synonyms for this term, including delinquency, lawbreaking, misconduct, transgression, offense, wrongdoing, and illegal behavior. These words all suggest the same idea of breaking the law or acting outside of accepted social norms. Delinquency implies a youthful or minor form of criminal activity, while lawbreaking and transgression are more general terms that can refer to any type of illegal behavior. Misconduct specifically refers to unethical or improper behavior, while wrongdoing and offense suggest moral or ethical transgressions. Regardless of the word used, criminalness implies an illegal and punishable act.