Definitions for vindictiveness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vin•dic•tivevɪnˈdɪk tɪv(adj.)

  1. vengeful.

  2. proceeding from or showing a revengeful spirit.

Origin of vindictive:

1610–20; < L vindict(a) vengeance (cf. vindicate ) + -ive

vin•dic′tive•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vindictiveness, vengefulness(noun)

    a malevolent desire for revenge

Wiktionary

  1. vindictiveness(Noun)

    The condition of being vindictive

  2. vindictiveness(Noun)

    A malevolent desire for revenge

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