What does vindictive mean?

Definitions for vindictivevɪnˈdɪk tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. revengeful, vindictive, vengeful(adj)

    disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge

    "more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare; "punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen

  2. despiteful, spiteful, vindictive(adj)

    showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite

    "a despiteful fiend"; "a truly spiteful child"; "a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment"

Wiktionary

  1. vindictive(Adjective)

    Having a tendency to seek revenge when wronged.

  2. Origin: From vindicta, from vindico, from vindex, .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vindictive(adj)

    disposed to revenge; prompted or characterized by revenge; revengeful

  2. Vindictive(adj)

    punitive

  3. Origin: [For vindicative, confused with L. vindicta revenge, punishment, fr. vindicare to vindicate. Cf. Vindicative.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vindictive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vindictive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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