Definition of villainousness in English:



See villainous

‘For some of us he was the main reason for tuning in - a fact not lost on casting directors who appreciate that Rickman's own brand of dark villainousness attracts more than a few female fans.’
  • ‘The story remains, as Thackeray subtitled it, one ‘Without a Hero,’ but by removing the very villainousness of his villain, Nair also removes any reason for us to be interested in her.’
  • ‘Their villainousness is so striking that the reader of the plays cannot help contemplating the dark side of human nature and exploring the motives of their evil behavior.’
  • ‘As the cabal's infiltrant, Dolores Umbridge, Staunton is pitch-perfect in her twinkle-eyed, campy villainousness.’
  • ‘The ferociousness with which a protagonist's lipliner is applied increases in direct proportion with their villainousness.;’