What does baleful mean?

Definitions for balefulˈbeɪl fəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word baleful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. baleful, baneful(adj)

    deadly or sinister

    "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look"

  2. baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening(adj)

    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"


  1. baleful(Adjective)

    Portending evil; ominous.

  2. baleful(Adjective)

    Miserable, wretched, distressed, suffering.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baleful(adj)

    full of deadly or pernicious influence; destructive

  2. Baleful(adj)

    full of grief or sorrow; woeful; sad


  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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