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Webster 1913 Edition


Criminality

Crimˊi-nal′i-ty

(kr?mˊ?-n?l′?-t?)
,
Noun.
[LL.
criminalitas
, fr. L.
criminalis
. See
Criminal
.]
The quality or state of being criminal; that which constitutes a crime; guiltiness; guilt.
This is by no means the only criterion of
criminality
.
Blackstone.

Webster 1828 Edition


Criminality

CRIMINALITY

, CRIMINALNESS,
Noun.
The quality of being criminal, or a violation of law; guiltiness; the quality of being guilty of a crime.
This is by no means the only criterion of criminality.

Definition 2022


criminality

criminality

English

Noun

criminality (countable and uncountable, plural criminalities)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being criminal.
  2. (countable) A criminal act.

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