What does baleful mean?

Definitions for baleful
ˈbeɪl fəlbale·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baleful, banefuladjective

    deadly or sinister

    "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look"

  2. baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threateningadjective

    threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

    "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"

Wiktionary

  1. balefuladjective

    Portending evil; ominous.

  2. balefuladjective

    Miserable, wretched, distressed, suffering.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balefuladjective

    full of deadly or pernicious influence; destructive

  2. Balefuladjective

    full of grief or sorrow; woeful; sad

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baleful in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baleful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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