Definitions for maliciousməˈlɪʃ əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ma•li•ciousməˈlɪʃ əs(adj.)

  1. full of or showing malice; spiteful.

Origin of malicious:

1175–1225; ME < OF < L

ma•li′cious•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. malicious(adj)

    having the nature of or resulting from malice

    "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling

Wiktionary

  1. malicious(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite

  2. malicious(Adjective)

    Deliberately harmful; spiteful

    He was sent off for a malicious tackle on Jones.

  3. Origin: From malitiosus, from malitia, from malus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malicious(adj)

    indulging or exercising malice; harboring ill will or enmity

  2. Malicious(adj)

    proceeding from hatred or ill will; dictated by malice; as, a malicious report; malicious mischief

  3. Malicious(adj)

    with wicked or mischievous intentions or motives; wrongful and done intentionally without just cause or excuse; as, a malicious act

Freebase

  1. Malicious

    Malicious is a 1996 American thriller film starring Molly Ringwald and Patrick McGaw. The plot follows a star college baseball player who has a fling with a disturbed woman who begins to stalk him. The film's main character has been discussed by psychiatrists and film experts, and has been used as a film illustration for the psychiatric entity known as borderline personality disorder.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

malicious(adjective)

She took a malicious pleasure in hurting others.

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