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Definition of vicious:

  1. Addicted to vice; corrupt in principles or conduct; depraved; wicked; as, vicious children; vicious examples; vicious conduct.
  2. Bitter; spiteful; malignant.
  3. Characterized by vice or defects; defective; faulty; imperfect.
  4. Not correct or pure; corrupt; as, vicious language; vicious idioms.
  5. Not well tamed or broken; given to bad tricks; unruly; refractory; as, a vicious horse.
  6. Wanting purity; foul; bad; noxious; as, vicious air, water, etc.

Synonyms:

nefarious, vile, peccant, distressing, uncivilised, furious, criminal, immoral, malefic, libidinous, malicious, base, black, barbarous, illegal, iniquitous, help, inhuman, pitiful, beastly, poisonous, culpable, toxicant, wretched, untamed, unlawful, fierce, deadly, unruly, brute, unrelenting, impious, malevolent, ferocious, sorry, cruel, inhumane, savage, faulty, debased, wicked, bitchy, deplorable, venomous, woeful, reprehensible, right, kind, attitude, depraved, bad, pure, abominable, licentious, bestial, execrable, noble, evil, uncivilized, despiteful, indecent, wrong, profligate, barbarian, miserable, lewd, truculent, brutal, malign, impure, bad, brutish, insubordinate, felonious, sinful, wild, roughshod, reprobate, demoralized, guilty, barbaric, fell, heavy-handed, flagitious, wolfish, feral, ferine, lamentable, condemnable, sad.

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