Nefast

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Nefast Wicked. "With full wikke intent."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • nefast Detestably vile; wicked; abominable.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Nefast abominable
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. nefastus,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. nefarius, contrary to divine law—ne, not, fas, divine law, prob. from fāri, to speak.