Definition of Criminality

1. Noun. The state of being a criminal.

Exact synonyms: Criminalism, Criminalness
Generic synonyms: Guilt, Guiltiness
Derivative terms: Criminal, Criminal, Criminal



Definition of Criminality

1. n. The quality or state of being criminal; that which constitutes a crime; guiltiness; guilt.

Definition of Criminality

1. Noun. The state of being criminal. ¹

2. Noun. A criminal act. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Criminality

1. [n -TIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Criminality

criminal psychologist
criminal psychology
criminal record
criminal records
criminal suit
criminalisation
criminalise
criminalised
criminalises
criminalising
criminalism
criminalist
criminalistics
criminalists
criminalities
criminality (current term)
criminalization
criminalize
criminalized
criminalizes
criminalizing
criminally
criminalness
criminals
criminate
criminated
criminates
criminating
crimination
criminations

Literary usage of Criminality

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Criminology by Maurice Parmelee (1918)
"CHAPTER XV FEMALE criminality Apparent preponderance of male over female criminality — Extent and character of female crimes — Conjugal condition of ..."

2. Elementary Law by William Callyhan Robinson (1910)
"Of the Ultimate Criterion of the criminality of the Act of Killing. The act of killing is that precise action or omission from which, as an effect from its ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1895)
"In the statistical study of criminality we are not concerned with the object or the contents of statistical science, but with its method.-,. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Criminal Evidence: Including the Rules Regulating by Harry Clay Underhill (1898)
"The competency of certified copies as evidence of criminality.—The competency of the evidence offered in cases of foreign extradition must be determined ..."

5. A Treatise on Criminal Law and Procedure by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1919)
"Conditions of criminality.—To render a person criminally responsible for the ... These four conditions of criminality are as follows: (1) The person must be ..."

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