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wicked (adj.)

13世纪, 是早期 wick “坏的, 恶的, 假的” (12世纪) 的扩展形式, 显然是古英语 wicca “巫师” 的形容词用法(见 witch). 形如过去分词, 但没有相应的动词. 对于进化, 比较 wretched, 来自 wretch. 俚语讽刺意义上的“精彩” 最早见于1920年, 在F. Scott Fitzgerald中. 作为副词从15世纪初相关: Wickedly.

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Definitions of wicked from WordNet

wicked (adj.)
morally bad in principle or practice;
wicked (adj.)
having committed unrighteous acts;
Synonyms: sinful / unholy
wicked (adj.)
intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality;
a wicked cough
under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
Synonyms: severe / terrible
wicked (adj.)
naughtily or annoyingly playful;
a wicked prank
Synonyms: arch / impish / implike / mischievous / pixilated / prankish / puckish
wicked (adj.)
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;
a wicked stench
Synonyms: disgusting / disgustful / distasteful / foul / loathly / loathsome / repellent / repellant / repelling / revolting / skanky / yucky
From wordnet.princeton.edu