Definition of 'heinous'
Example sentences containing 'heinous'
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This heinous crime has left them all distraught.The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2013)
And what was his punishment for this heinous crime?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It is a shocking indictment of our society that so many heinous offences against young and helpless kids go undetected.The Sun (2012)
Are there not equally heinous crimes?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
For that heinous offence, the full force of the law had to be deployed.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It is horrifying to think that the perpetrator of this heinous act could have been brought up in Britain.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Corruption in the police service is particularly heinous, because the public expects the highest standards of our police officers.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The facts here are that the accused that is sought to be extradited came to the country and committed what is a very heinous crime.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It's not a heinous crime.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
For good measure, it arrested the owners of a pharmacy chain for the heinous act of not opening enough checkout counters.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
What they did here was a very heinous act,' she said.Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2016)
These were men whose hatred of America had boiled up into a blind conviction that God willed their heinous acts.Christianity Today (2000)
He said: 'The accused has been found responsible for abetting some of the most heinous crimes in human history.The Sun (2012)
He is the sprinter who was kicked out of the Olympic Games for the heinous act of sleeping with his wife.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
If so, both the probation service and police have a duty of care to people we assess, regardless how heinous the offence.The Sun (2009)
When will the powers that be realise we need a deterrent sufficient to stamp out these evil, heinous crimes to protect law-abiding citizens?The Sun (2015)
The government of Canada is committed to working with the government of the Philippines and international partners to pursue those responsible for this heinous act.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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