Nefandous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Nefandous Unfit to speak of; unmentionable; impious; execrable. "Nefand adominations.""Nefandous high treason."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • nefandous Impious: abominable; very shocking to the general sense of justice or religion.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Nefandous nē-fan′dus bad to execration, abominable.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. nefandus, not to be spoken; ne, not + fari, to speak
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—ne, not, fandus, fāri, to speak.