Vice

Vice is a practice or a behavior or habit considered immoral, depraved, or degrading in the associated society. In more minor usage, vice can refer to a fault, a negative character trait, a defect, an infirmity, or merely a bad habit. Synonyms for vice include fault, depravity, sin, iniquity, wickedness, and corruption.

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Emotions As Vices
... Jackson in his book Emotion and Psyche puts forward a new development of what the vices are ... He identifies the vices as what he calls the evil emotions "The fourth group consisting of hate, greed, vanity, envy and cruelty is evil" These vices differ from more traditional accounts of vice because they ... These emotional vices are to be overcome not through suppression but through feeling and cultivating the opposite virtues, as Jackson writes here "This ...
Your Vice Is A Locked Room And Only I Have The Key
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New Hampshire Primary - Vice-Presidential Results
... A Vice-Presidential preference primary was also formerly held at the New Hampshire Primary ... Republican contest, co-sponsored a bill in 2009 which would eliminate the Vice Presidential preference ballot ... The only time a non-incumbent won the Vice Presidential primary and then went on to be formally nominated by his or her party was in 2004, when Democratic U.S ...
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Famous quotes containing the word vice:

    Some think to avoid the influence of metaphysical errors, by paying no attention to metaphysics; but experience shows that these men beyond all others are held in an iron vice of metaphysical theory, because by theories that they have never called in question.
    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914)

    Consider the vice president, George Bush, a man so bedeviled by bladder problems that he managed, for the last eight years, to be in the men’s room whenever an important illegal decision was made.
    Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)

    Constancy has nothing virtuous in itself, independently of the pleasure it confers, and partakes of the temporizing spirit of vice in proportion as it endures tamely moral defects of magnitude in the object of its indiscreet choice.
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)