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  1. Kerilum

    Kerilum Active Member

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    Word for "Amazingly Evil"

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by Kerilum, Jun 15, 2016.

    Looking for word to describe a person amazing because he's so strong and deceitful, but awful for the exploitation and murder.

    I thought there was an actual word or phrase to describe someone like this?
     
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    izzybot Human Disaster Contributor

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    It's not perfect, but 'diabolical' came to mind.
     
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    plothog Contributing Member Contributor

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    Super villain ?
    Maybe not the tone you were looking for, maybe you wanted an adjective, but it's what sprung to my mind.
     
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    SethLoki Unemployed Autodidact Contributor

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    sociopath? psychopath?
     
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    Mumble Bee Custom Title. Contributor

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    DonaldTrumpian
    Hitlerish
    Stalin impressionist
    Line cutter (i guess it'd be a 'que' cutter on the other side of the pond)
    Boy Band supporter
    politician
    bureaucrat
     
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    DarkerStix New Member

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    Nefarious?
     
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    ManOrAstroMan Magical Space Detective Contributor

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    It can be tough, as most of the applicable words come off as melodramatic.
    Diabolical has connotations of complex machinations, like Moriarty.
    Fiendish, if he takes a malevolent glee in doing bad things.
    Malevolent, of course, though that actually sounds sort of detached, almost emotionless in his evil.
    Abominable is a good word, though you always mentally add the word "snowman" at the end.
    For nouns, you could call him a monster or even the devil.
     
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    Cave Troll Dark, is it not? Contributor

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    Vaderesque :superlaugh:

    Demonic
    Devilish
    Wicked
    Depraved
    Perverse
    Nefarious
    Malignant
    Pernicious
    Amoral

    Just a few out of the old Thesaurus. (They are the only dinosaur to not go extinct, and are a writers best friend.):superlaugh:
     
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    Oscar Leigh Contributing Member Contributor

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    I find simply describing their negative characteristics is the most grounded, fair way to do it. So liar, thief, murderer, you know, be specific.
    But if you want a general term from someone who is good at being bad, well, I'm fond of the TvTropes term "magnificent bastard." http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MagnificentBastard.
     
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    Mocheo Timo Active Member

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    You can always go for that one.
    :superlaugh::superlaugh::superlaugh:
     
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    Cave Troll Dark, is it not? Contributor

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    Emo is much better.

     
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    Tenderiser Not a man Contest Administrator Contributor

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    I'm a big fan of FIENDISH.

    That's not a boy band.
     
  13. Kerilum

    Kerilum Active Member

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    Hmm, I can't seem to find it. Maybe I can create my own word :p lmao
     
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    When I think of amazingly evil, only my wife's name Kiem Price comes to mind. Rub her the wrong way and she truly fits this description.

    Twisted comes to mind also, but you pretty much have to add F__k to it to get the point across.
     
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