What is the meaning of flagitious?

adjective

  • Extremely wicked, deeply criminal.
    • usage: "a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"
  • Shockingly brutal or cruel.
    • usage: "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
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