What does malice mean?

Definitions for maliceˈmæl ɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word malice.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. malice, maliciousness, spite, spitefulness, venom(noun)

    feeling a need to see others suffer

  2. malevolence, malevolency, malice(noun)

    the quality of threatening evil

Wiktionary

  1. malice(Noun)

    Intention to harm or deprive in an illegal or immoral way. Desire to take pleasure in another's misfortune.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malice(noun)

    enmity of heart; malevolence; ill will; a spirit delighting in harm or misfortune to another; a disposition to injure another; a malignant design of evil

  2. Malice(noun)

    any wicked or mischievous intention of the mind; a depraved inclination to mischief; an intention to vex, annoy, or injure another person, or to do a wrongful act without just cause or cause or excuse; a wanton disregard of the rights or safety of others; willfulness

  3. Malice(verb)

    to regard with extreme ill will

Freebase

  1. Malice

    Malice is the name of four separate fictional comic book supervillains in the Marvel Comics universe. The original Malice was a minion of Killmonger, an enemy of Black Panther. The second was a short-lived Ghost Rider villain. The last two villains bearing the name Malice are disembodied entities, the first of which possesses Susan Richards of the Fantastic Four, and the second is an evil mutant appearing in X-Men comics.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Malice

    mal′is, n. ill-will: spite: disposition to harm others: deliberate mischief: intention to harm another.—adj. Malic′ious, bearing ill-will or spite: moved by hatred or ill-will: having mischievous intentions.—adv. Malic′iously.—n. Malic′iousness. [Fr.,—L. malitiamalus, bad.]

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Anagrams for malice »

  1. claime, maleic

  2. Claime

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of malice in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of malice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anonymous:

    Hanlon's RazorNever attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.

  2. Abhishek Manu Singhvi:

    The ruling party in power is using proxy litigation to attack senior Congress persons out of political malice.

  3. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.

  4. New Zealander Phil Blackwood:

    I believe the law says the act must be deliberate, require malice with intent to offend, i have said a number of times, there was no intent.

  5. Michael Anthony Taylor:

    I don’t hold any malice towards the people in the seats next to me. They’d paid for a ticket too, the airline could have put me in a crew seat or moved people around but they did nothing.

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