[ noun ] (law) the state of being a criminal
Used in print(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)
The Final_Solution proved that the Jew-baiter of any variety exposes himself as being implicated in the criminality and madness of others .(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)
In the modern English `` whodunnit '' , this insinuation of latent criminality in the detective himself has almost entirely disappeared .