Definitions for malignməˈlaɪn
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evil or harmful in nature or influence
"prompted by malign motives"; "believed in witches and malign spirits"; "gave him a malign look"; "a malign lesion"
malefic, malevolent, malign, evil(verb)
having or exerting a malignant influence
"malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"
badmouth, malign, traduce, drag through the mud(verb)
speak unfavorably about
"She badmouths her husband everywhere"
To make defamatory statements about someone or something.
evil or malignant in disposition, nature, intent or influence.
Origin: Via French from Latin malignus, from malus + genus. Compare benign.
having an evil disposition toward others; harboring violent enmity; malevolent; malicious; spiteful; -- opposed to benign
unfavorable; unpropitious; pernicious; tending to injure; as, a malign aspect of planets
malignant; as, a malign ulcer
to treat with malice; to show hatred toward; to abuse; to wrong; to injure
to speak great evil of; to traduce; to defame; to slander; to vilify; to asperse
to entertain malice
Origin: [L. malignus, for maligenus, i. e., of a bad kind or nature; malus bad + the root of genus birth, race, kind: cf. F. malin, masc., maligne, fem. See Malice, Gender, and cf. Benign, Malignant.]
Malign is a Swedish black metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1994.
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