nefand

Nefand

Ne"fand\, Nefandous \Ne*fan"dous\, a. [L. nefandus not to be spoken; ne not + fari to speak.] Unfit to speak of; unmentionable; impious; execrable. [Obs.] "Nefand adominations." --Sheldon. "Nefandous high treason." --Cotton Mather.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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