1893today's wwftd is... flagitious
- Feb 11, 2014the worthless word for the day is: flagitious
[fr. L. flāgitium, shameful crime]
deeply criminal, extremely wicked
"Crimes heap'd on crimes, shall bend your glory down,
And whelm in ruins yon flagitious town. "
- A. Pope tr. of Homer's Illiad (1718)