Insidiousness, a term with etymological origin in the Latin language, refers to a act or expression that carries harmful intent. The concept, especially when used in the plural, can also refer to the ambush (a cheated perpetrated to harm an individual).

InsidiousnessFor instance: “I suffered the insidiousness of my coworkers for many months until I decided to quit”, “I think Marcos acted insidiously, I don’t think his behavior was well intentioned”, “I understand that people can make mistakes, but I do not tolerate insidiousness or the desire to harm the other”.

On the ground of straight, insidiousness is considered a artifice that seeks to harm. Insidiousness is taken into account in crimes such as falsification and the swindle, among others.

Take the case of the crime of homicide. In Argentine law, the criminal law contemplates the existence of a aggravated homicide when certain conditions are met. When taking into account the way of committing it, the homicide has an aggravation when the subject performs a insidious procedure, considering insidiousness as the use of means for the victim to find greater difficulties when defending himself or preventing the aggression.

The InsidiaFinally, it is the name of a fountain with a set of sculptures found in Quito (Ecuador). It is a construction site developed in 1923 by the artist Antonio Salgado placeholder image, currently located in the parish Mariscal Sucre, in front of House of Ecuadorian Culture Benjamín Carrión.