What is another word for evil-doer?

64 synonyms found


[ ˈiːvə͡ldˈuːə], [ ˈiːvə‍ldˈuːə], [ ˈiː_v_əl_d_ˈuː_ə]

The English language is rich with words and phrases to describe those who engage in wicked or nefarious activities. Some synonyms for "evil-doer" include miscreant, malefactor, wrongdoer, criminal, villain, offender, delinquent, scoundrel, reprobate, and scallywag. While these words all convey a similar meaning, they each have their own nuances. For example, a miscreant may act against society's laws or moral standards, while a malefactor is someone who commits a specific crime. A scoundrel is typically thought of as being sneaky and deceitful, while a delinquent is someone who has failed to meet their responsibilities or obligations. Ultimately, the choice of synonym will depend on the context in which it is being used.

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Famous quotes with Evil-doer

  • There is nothing that makes us feel so good as the idea that someone else is an evil-doer.
    Robert Wilson Lynd
  • Nonviolence in its dynamic condition means conscious suffering. It does not means meek submission to the will of the evil-doer, but it means the putting of one's whole soul against the will of the tyrant.I am not pleading for India to practice nonviolence because it is weak. I want her to practice nonviolence being conscious of her strength and power.
    Mahatma Gandhi
  • Do not resist the evil-doer and take no part in doing so, either in the violent deeds of the administration, in the law courts, the collection of taxes, or above all in soldiering, and no one in the world will be able to enslave you.
    Leo Tolstoy

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