adj. vil·er, vil·est
1. Morally depraved; ignoble or wicked: a vile traitor; vile accusations.
a. Disgusting; repulsive: vile effluent running down the city streets.
b. Unpleasant or objectionable: vile weather. See Synonyms at offensive.
3. Miserably poor and degrading; wretched: a vile existence.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vīlis, cheap, worthless; see wes-3 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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