criminality

  • 1 criminality — crim·i·nal·i·ty /ˌkri mə na lə tē/ n 1: the quality or state of being criminal can t understand the criminality of his act 2: crime (3) violent criminality Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of L …

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  • 2 Criminality — Crim i*nal i*ty (kr?m ? n?l ? t?), n. [LL. criminalitas, fr. L. criminalis. See {Criminal}.] The quality or state of being criminal; that which constitutes a crime; guiltiness; guilt. [1913 Webster] This is by no means the only criterion of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 criminality — 1610s, from Fr. criminalité, from M.L. criminalitas, from L. criminalis (see CRIMINAL (Cf. criminal)) …

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  • 4 criminality — [krim΄ə nal′ə tē] n. 1. the quality, state, or fact of being criminal 2. pl. criminalities a criminal action …

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  • 5 criminality — noun Date: 1611 1. the quality or state of being criminal 2. criminal activity < urban criminality > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 criminality — nusikalstamumas statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Socialinis reiškinys, kurį apibūdina nusikaltimų, padarytų per tam tikrą laiką, visuma. Moksleivių nusikalstamumą kontroliuoja pedagogai ir nepilnamečių teisės pažeidėjų teisėsaugos organai.… …

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  • 7 criminality — criminal ► NOUN ▪ a person who has committed a crime. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or constituting a crime. 2) informal deplorable and shocking. DERIVATIVES criminality noun criminally adverb …

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  • 8 criminality — /krim euh nal i tee/, n., pl. criminalities for 2. 1. the state of being criminal. 2. a criminal act or practice. [1605 15; < ML criminalitas. See CRIMINAL, ITY] * * * …

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  • 9 criminality — noun a) The state of being criminal. b) A criminal act …

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  • 10 criminality — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Guilt] Syn. culpability, guiltiness, censurability; see guilt . 2. [Misbehavior] Syn. corruption, badness, depravity; see crime 1 , evil 1 , 2 , sin …

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  • 11 criminality — crim·i·nal·i·ty || ‚krɪmɪ nælÉ™tɪ n. criminal act; state of being a criminal …

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  • 12 criminality — n. Guiltiness, guilt, culpability …

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  • 13 criminality — n crime, lawbreaking, wrongdoing, evil doing, misconduct, malefaction; evilness, wickedness, sinfulness, depravity, corruption, villainy, turpitude …

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  • 14 criminality — crim·i·nal·i·ty …

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  • 15 criminality — UK [ˌkrɪmɪˈnælətɪ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) the criminal quality of someone or something 2) criminal actions …

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  • 16 criminality — crim•i•nal•i•ty [[t]ˌkrɪm əˈnæl ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) soc the state of being criminal 2) soc a criminal act or practice • Etymology: 1605–15; < ML …

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  • 17 criminality — /krɪməˈnæləti/ (say krimuh naluhtee) noun (plural criminalities) 1. the quality of being criminal. 2. a criminal act or practice …

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  • 18 criminality — noun the state of being a criminal (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑criminalism, ↑criminalness • Derivationally related forms: ↑criminal (for: ↑criminalness), ↑criminal …

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  • 19 Criminality and Psychiatry —    In his novel East of Eden (1952), John Steinbeck wrote of the character Cathy Ames:    It is my belief that Cathy Ames was born with the tendencies, or lack of them, which drove and forced her all of her life. Some balance wheel was… …

    Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • 20 Immigrant criminality — (foreigner criminality, foreigner delinquency) refers to delinquency perpetrated by non naturalized residents of foreign origin within a given country.Allegations of heightened levels of immigrant criminality can serve as a propaganda item in… …

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