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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Facinorous fa-sin′o-rus atrociously wicked
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. facinorosusfacinus, a crime—facĕre, to do.


In literature:

And this was the man who wrote the treatise "De Facinore Humano"; to prove the infinite corruption of the human race.
"The Terror" by Arthur Machen