malice, maliciousness, spite, spitefulness, venom(noun)
feeling a need to see others suffer
malevolence, malevolency, malice(noun)
the quality of threatening evil
Intention to harm or deprive in an illegal or immoral way. Desire to take pleasure in another's misfortune.
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
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
to regard with extreme ill will
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
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. malitia—malus, bad.]
The numerical value of malice in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of malice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Hanlon's RazorNever attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
The ruling party in power is using proxy litigation to attack senior Congress persons out of political malice.
A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
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.
At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas.
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- malíciaCatalan, Valencian
- Boshaftigkeit, BöseGerman
- pahantahtoisuus, ilkeysFinnish
- նենգ, քենArmenian
- illgirni, meinfýsniIcelandic
- maliție, malițiozitateRomanian
- злость, зло, злоба, злой умыселRussian
- zlonamernost, малиција, zloća, zloba, злурад, malicija, пакост, злоћа, злоба, pakost, злонамерност, zluradSerbo-Croatian
- злий умиселUkrainian
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