|n.||1.||The quality or state of being a villain, or villainous; extreme depravity; atrocious wickedness; |
|2.||Abusive, reproachful language; discourteous speech; foul talk.|
In our modern language, it [foul language] is termed villainy, as being proper for rustic boors, or men of coarsest education and employment.
|3.||The act of a villain; a deed of deep depravity; a crime.|
|Noun||1.||villainy - the quality of evil by virtue of villainous behavior|
|2.||villainy - a treacherous or vicious act|