Etymology
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villainy (n.)

c. 1200, from Anglo-French vilanie, Old French vilenie "low character, unworthy act, disgrace, degradation," from vilain (see villain).

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Definitions of villainy

villainy (n.)
the quality of evil by virtue of villainous behavior;
Synonyms: villainousness
villainy (n.)
a criminal or vicious act;
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