Definition of flagitious:
horrible, dreadful, severe, grievous, unlawful, grotesque, unhealthy, iniquitous, dangerous, abominable, awful, good, life-threatening, vile, illegal, heartrending, nefarious, painful, rotten, culpable, grave, sinful, atrocious, vicious, guilty, depraved, degenerate, immoral, miscreant, monstrous, villainous, heavy, terrible, heinous, heartbreaking, unspeakable, perverse, felonious, corrupt, weighty, ugly, serious, criminal, wrong, clean, horrifying, wicked, frightful, evil.
- "Dr. Jolliffe's Boys", Lewis Hough.
The confusion, the excitement, the trafficking, and the flying- sheet literature lasted till the year 1625. The lessons which the princes had learnt from the consequences of their flagitious actions did not avail them against later temptations.- "Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II.", Gustav Freytag.
- "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.