Vices

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Addiction - a state of physiological or psychological dependence on a potentially harmful drug

Adultery - voluntary sexual relations between a married person and somebody other than his or her spouse

Aggression - threatening behavior or actions

Alcoholism - dependence on alcohol consumption to an extent that adversely affects social and work-related functioning and produces withdrawal symptoms when intake is stopped or greatly reduced

Anger - a strong feeling of grievance and displeasure

Antagonism - hostility or hatred causing opposition and ill will

Arrogance - the act of feeling or showing self-importance and contempt or disregard for others

Avarice - an unreasonably strong desire to obtain and keep money

Bias - an unfair preference for or dislike of something

Bigotry - when somebody with strong opinions, especially on politics, religion, or ethnicity, who refuses to accept different views

Boastfulness - to refer immodestly to possessions or achievements

Bragging - to talk with excessive pride about an achievement or possession

Brutality - unrelentingly harsh and severe; extremely ruthless or cruel

Callousness - showing no concern that other people are or might be hurt or upset

Chauvinism - unreasoning, overenthusiastic, or aggressive loyalty to a particular gender, group, or cause

Cheating - to deceive or mislead somebody, especially for personal advantage

Conceit - a high opinion of your own qualities or abilities, especially one that is not justified

Condescension - behavior that implies that somebody is graciously lowering himself or herself to the level of people less important or intelligent

Corruption - dishonest exploitation of power for personal gain; extreme immorality or depravity

Covetousness - to have a strong desire to possess something that belongs to somebody else

Cowardice - an absence of courage

Crabbiness - a disposition to be ill-tempered; irritable in character

Crankiness - disagreeable and easily irritated or annoyed

Craziness - not showing good sense or practicality; one affected by a psychiatric disorder

Cruelty - deliberately and remorselessly causing pain or anguish; bringing about pain and distress

Cupidity - greed, especially for money or possessions

Decadence - a state of uninhibited immoral self-indulgence

Deceitfulness - intentionally misleading or fraudulent

Dementedness - completely unreasonable or lacking any sense of the consequences of actions taken; affected by the loss of intellectual functions

Depressive - to make somebody feel very sad or hopeless

Despairing - somebody that makes somebody else feel hopeless or exasperated; to feel there is no hope

Discourtesy - behavior or an action that is bad-mannered or impolite

Dishonesty - the use of lies or deceit, or the tendency to be deceitful

Disloyalty - a lack of loyalty to a person, vow, organization, or state

Disrespect - total contempt; to treat another with disregard

Doubt - to feel unconvinced or uncertain about something, or think that something is unlikely

Egoism - the practice of making personal welfare and interests a primary or sole concern, sometimes at the expense of others

Envy - the resentful or unhappy feeling of wanting somebody else’s success, good fortune, qualities, or possessions

Erratic - not predictable, regular, or consistent, especially in being likely to depart from expected standards at any time

Extremism - the holding of radical political or religious views or the taking of extreme actions on the basis of those views

Faithlessness - not believing in a religious faith; not to be trusted or relied on

Falseness - done with or having the intention of deceiving somebody; treacherous

Fanaticism - a holder of extreme or irrational enthusiasms or beliefs, especially in religion or politics

Fearfulness - nervous and easily frightened

Foolishness - showing, or resulting from, a lack of good sense or judgment

Fussiness - an irritable petulant feeling; unnecessary elaborateness in details

Glumness - quietly melancholic or miserable; gloomy ill-tempered

Gluttony - the act or practice of eating and drinking to excess; to do anything to the point of wastefulness

Greed - an overwhelming desire to have more of something such as money than is actually needed

Grouchiness - easily upset; angry; tending to complain; habitually bad-tempered and irritable person

Grumpiness - a fussy and eccentric disposition; bad-tempered or sullen

Hastiness - to do things or act in a hurry because of impetuosity or lack of time

Hatred - a feeling of intense hostility towards somebody or something

Haughtiness - behaving in a superior, condescending, or arrogant way

Heartlessness - having or showing no pity or kindness

Hedonism - a devotion, especially a self-indulgent one, to pleasure and happiness as a way of life

Hubris - excessive pride or arrogance

Hypocrite - somebody who pretends to have admirable principles, beliefs, or feelings but behaves otherwise

Hysteria - being impossible to hold back or control; to be afflicted with a state of extreme or exaggerated emotion such as excitement or panic, especially among large numbers of people

Idiocy - extreme lack of intelligence or foresight

Idleness - lazy and unwilling to work

Impatience - tending to be annoyed at being kept waiting or by being delayed; unable to tolerate a particular thing and easily annoyed by it

Impetuosity - to act on the spur of the moment, without considering the consequences

Inanity - meaninglessness or senselessness that suggests a lack of understanding or intelligence

Incompetence - lacking the skills, qualities, or ability to do something properly

Indolence - lethargic and not showing any interest or making any effort

Infidelity - unfaithfulness or disloyalty, especially to a sexual partner

Inflexibility - firmly established and impossible to change; adhering firmly and stubbornly to a viewpoint or principle

Injustice - unfair or unjust treatment of somebody, or an instance of this

Insanity - extreme foolishness, or an act that demonstrates such foolishness

Insolence - showing a malicious or aggressive lack of deference in speech or behavior; the quality of being boldly rude or disrespectful

Intemperance - having or showing a lack of self-control, especially in expressing feelings or satisfying physical desires

Irritability - easily annoyed or exasperated; extremely sensitive, especially to aggravation

Jealousy - to feel bitter and unhappy because of another’s advantages, possessions, or luck; to feel suspicious about a rival’s or competitor’s influence, especially in regard to a loved one

Languor - a pleasant feeling of weariness or weakness; listlessness and indifference in speech or behavior

Lavishness - given or produced in abundance or to excess

Laziness - unwilling to do any work or make an effort

Lethargy - a state of physical slowness and mental dullness resulting from tiredness, disease, or drugs

Lewdness - inclined to, characterized by, or inciting to lust or lechery; lascivious; obscene or indecent; salacious

Liar - someone who does not tell the truth

Licentiousness - pursuing desires aggressively and selfishly, unchecked by morality, especially in sexual matters

Lunacy - behavior that is regarded as unintelligent, inconsiderate, or misguided, or an example of it

Lust - the strong physical desire to have sex with somebody, usually without associated feelings of love or affection

Madness - rash or thoughtless behavior

Malice - the intention or desire to cause harm or pain to somebody; or to wish for someone to feel pain

Manipulative - using clever, devious ways to control or influence somebody or something

Melancholic - feeling or tending to feel a thoughtful or gentle sadness

Mercilessness - very harsh in the judgment and treatment of others; showing no compassion toward somebody or something; to continue at a high level of violence or unpleasantness without pause or relief

Moroseness - deep sadness; showing a brooding ill humor

Moodiness - having temperamental and changeable moods; tending to change mood unpredictably from cheerful to bad-tempered

Murderous - capable of, guilty of, or likely to commit murder

Narcissism - excessive self-admiration and self-centeredness; overestimation of one’s own appearance and abilities and an excessive need for admiration

Obduracy - stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing; not repentant

Obsessive - a particular action or thing occupies one’s thoughts constantly and exclusively; worrying compulsively about something or things generally

Obstinacy - stubbornly adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course, usually with implied unreasonableness

Offensiveness - causing anger, resentment, or moral outrage, sometimes to the point of physical repugnance

Perversion - deviating greatly from what is accepted as right, normal, or proper, relating specifically to sexual activities considered unusual or unacceptable

Petulance - ill-tempered or sulky in a peevish manner

Pitilessness - showing no mercy or compassion for the suffering of others

Pomposity - an excessive sense of self-importance, usually displayed through exaggerated seriousness or stateliness in speech and manner

Pride - a haughty attitude shown by somebody who believes, often unjustifiably, that he or she is better than others

Prejudice - an unfounded hatred, fear, or mistrust of a person or group, especially one of a particular religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual preference, or social status

Preposterousness - going very much against what is thought to be sensible or reasonable

Pretentiousness - acting as though more important or special than is warranted, or appearing to have an unrealistically high self-image

Profligacy - extremely extravagant or wasteful

Promiscuity - behavior characterized by casual and indiscriminate sexual intercourse, often with many people

Rage - sudden and extreme anger

Rashness - acting with, resulting from, or characteristic of thoughtless, impetuous behavior

Recklessness - marked by a lack of thought about danger or other possible undesirable consequences

Resentfulness - annoyed or bitter about having been badly treated, or characterized by such a feeling of annoyance

Rowdiness - a rough and noisy person who often causes disturbances

Rudeness - disagreeable or discourteous in manner or action; offensive to accepted standards of decency

Ruthlessness - having or showing no pity or mercy

Secrecy - unwillingness to reveal information

Self-importance - an unrealistically high evaluation of your own importance or worth

Self-indulgence - lack of self-control in pursuing your own pleasure or satisfaction

Self-pity - the self-indulgent belief that your life is harder and sadder than everyone else’s

Selfishness - concerned with your own interests, needs, and wishes while ignoring those of others

Senselessness - apparently or really without purpose or meaning; demonstrating a lack of reason and intelligence

Short-Sightedness - doing or determining without taking the future into account

Sloth - a dislike of work or any kind of physical exertion

Snobbishness - displaying an offensively superior condescending manner

Spite - a malicious, usually small-minded desire to harm or humiliate somebody

Stingy - not generous in giving or spending money

Stubbornness - unreasonably and obstructively determined to persevere or prevail

Sulkiness - a sullen moody resentful disposition; in a bad mood and refusing to communicate because of resentment for a real or imagined grievance

Sullenness - dourly disposition; showing bad temper or hostility by a refusal to talk, behave sociably, or cooperate cheerfully

Tetchiness - oversensitive and easily upset or annoyed

Thieving - to steal something, or steal things

Thoughtlessness - showing a lack of planning or forethought; showing a lack of consideration for other people or for consequences

Treasonous - one willing to betray the allegiance owed by somebody to his or her own country

Triteness - one who overuses common phrases or conversation topics and consequently makes them lack in interest or originality

Tricky - likely to cheat or outwit somebody

Twisted - morally unacceptable; badly affected by unpleasant experiences or constant disappointment

Unfaithfulness - engaging in sexual relations with somebody other than a spouse or partner; untrue to commitments, duties, beliefs, or ideals

Unloving - not giving or reciprocating affection

Untrustworthiness - the trait of not deserving trust or confidence

Vainglory - excessive pride in or boastfulness about personal abilities or achievements

Vanity - excessive pride, especially in personal appearance

Vengeful - having or showing a strong desire for revenge

Voracity - unusually eager or enthusiastic about an activity

Wastefulness - using resources unwisely

Weakness - lack of strength, power, or determination

Wildness - overwhelmed by a strong emotion such as anger, grief, or desire; not tame; living or having lived in the wilderness

Wrath - strong anger, often with a desire for revenge

Zealousness - actively and unreservedly enthusiastic to the point of fervor