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    heinous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word heinous

    Definition
    (adj) extremely wicked, deeply criminal
    Synonyms : flagitious
    Example Sentence
    • a flagitious crime
    • heinous accusations
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for heinous

heinous sounds like hyena (a wild animal which are mostly found in asian & african continents) these animals are very cunning & wicked)

heinous -> hey + anus, you call someone that if you hate him or if he's atrocious.

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Sounds like Highness - as we call a king. Imagine that he is a Wicked king, thinks only money and power and kills people, hence he is hatefully bad, atrocious

sounds similar to HEEN in hindi..i.e jo heen bhavna se dusron ko dekhta hai wo wicked hota hai.

he in anus ---> if some gets in ure anus he is definitely hateful

calling someone hideous is bad and hateful

hei is the black in Chinese,so black means evil.

person in a bus says he(the pickpocket) is in(among) ous

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