crim·i·nal·i·ty /ˌkri-mə-'na-lə-tē/ n1: the quality or state of being criminalcan't understand the criminality of his act2: crime (3)violent criminality
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
blameworthy conduct, corruptness, criminal attitude, criminal conduct, crookedness, culpability, culpable conduct, felonious conduct, feloniousness, fraudulence, guilt, heinous conduct, illegality, illicitness, infamous conduct, infamous misbehavior, lawlessness, malversation, misdoing, official misconduct, outlawry, transgression, unlawfulness, wrongdoing
associated concepts: criminal culpability, criminal intent
bad repute, bribery, conviction (finding of guilt), corruption, culpability, delinquency (misconduct), guilt, illegality, knavery, mens rea, mischief, offense, racket
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.1 The state, practice, or quality of being a criminal.2 The act or series of acts that constitute a crime.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.