Felonious Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Felonious.

Felonious (adjective): Used to describe actions that are done with criminal intent, often relating to very serious crimes known as felonies. This term highlights that the act was not only wrong but was committed intentionally and with a malicious intent. It's used to distinguish between a misdeed done by mistake and a serious, intentional crime.