having the nature of or resulting from malice
"malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling
Of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite
Deliberately harmful; spiteful
He was sent off for a malicious tackle on Jones.
Origin: From malitiosus, from malitia, from malus.
indulging or exercising malice; harboring ill will or enmity
proceeding from hatred or ill will; dictated by malice; as, a malicious report; malicious mischief
with wicked or mischievous intentions or motives; wrongful and done intentionally without just cause or excuse; as, a malicious act
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.
The numerical value of malicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of malicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The Lord God is subtle, but malicious He is not.
There is one way to handle the ignorant and malicious critic. Ignore him.
If a man is poor, and at the same time lazy,he is more likely to be malicious.
When a base fellow cannot vie with another in merit he will attack him with malicious slander.
Mr. Tang has informed us that he believes the allegations are malicious and intends to vigorously defend himself against them.
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Translations for malicious
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- злобен, злостенBulgarian
- maliciósCatalan, Valencian
- zlomyslný, škodolibý, záludnýCzech
- boshaft, böseGerman
- κακόβουλος, κακεντρεχής, κακοήθης, μοχθηρόςGreek
- malveillant, mauvaisFrench
- doloso, cattivo, malizioso, malevoleItalian
- waniwani, whakakinokino, hīkakaMāori
- boos, kwaad, kwaadaardigDutch
- malicioso, maldosoPortuguese
- злобный, злостный, злоумышленный, злонамеренный, злойRussian
- zlȍban, mȁliciōzan, zlonámjēranSerbo-Croatian
- uppsåtlig, elak, maliciös, ondSwedish
- độc hạiVietnamese
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