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Definitions for malevolent
məˈlɛv ə ləntmalev·o·lent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malevolentadjective

    wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred

    "a gossipy malevolent old woman"; "failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful"

  2. malefic, malevolent, malign, eviladjective

    having or exerting a malignant influence

    "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"

Wiktionary

  1. malevolentadjective

    having or displaying ill will; wishing harm on others

    Etymology: from male + velle.

  2. malevolentadjective

    having an evil or harmful influence

    Etymology: from male + velle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malevolentadjective

    wishing evil; disposed to injure others; rejoicing in another's misfortune

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Malevolent

    mal-ev′o-lent, adj. wishing evil: ill-disposed towards others: rejoicing in another's misfortune: envious: malicious—also Malev′olous.—n. Malev′olence.—adv. Malev′olently. [L. male, badly, volens, pr.p. of velle, to wish.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of malevolent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of malevolent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of malevolent in a Sentence

  1. Kwon Ji-an:

    I'd gotten treatment out of desperation that I really wanted to live, i don't get hurt any more even though I see those malevolent online comments, but now is time to discuss it as a serious social issue.

  2. Mohsin Ali Shaukat:

    Leader Vs Malevolent “When people with bad intentions try to enter in your inner universe, in their heart they know who you really are !! and who they are actually, these small minds are insecure because they know your qualities and capabilities so what trick they play is, just because they came in your life, spent time with you, they know your weak points as no body is perfect and they also know that you are a winner with great mind and ideas and can perform better even if they have known what's in your mind they can not do that the way you can do, then they try to come from some other ways and you show through your attitude by winning again and again, by not losing your faith in you and your abilities that you are unstoppable... This is what makes them disappoint, the sad part of the picture is, you are the one with the good intentions whatever you are but you never think bad of anyone, not even for those who don't want to see you happy or successful, you just kept going even they chase you. So be in the picture, stay on the right track with good intention and keep going, if it's in their nature that they have been chasing you, they will always be chasing you ..... YOU are a leader YOU are a person with great personality YOU are the one, people think of and spend time and energy to know about you, and wish to be like you but you are busy in your life, you don't have time for small things KEEP GOING !!”

  3. Bruce Rogow:

    You could look at things in a malevolent way or you could look at things in a different way.

  4. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly:

    The fact remains that we are not immune to terrorist threats and that our enemies often use our own freedoms and generosity against us, we cannot risk the prospect of malevolent actors using our immigration system to take American lives.

  5. Martin Prieb:

    The suggestion, implication, or even correlation that the FOP would in any way associate itself with a racist hate group is a sign of just how biased, malevolent, and extreme the media is in their antipathy toward the police, the FOP is the sworn enemy of black people, the sworn enemy of black people, RushsaidSaturday. The FOP has always taken the position that black people can be shot down in the street by members of the Chicago Police Department, and suffer no consequences.

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