What does malice mean?

Definitions for malice
ˈmæl ɪsmal·ice

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. malice, maliciousness, spite, spitefulness, venom(noun)

    feeling a need to see others suffer

  2. malevolence, malevolency, malice(noun)

    the quality of threatening evil

Wiktionary

  1. malice(Noun)

    Intention to harm or deprive in an illegal or immoral way. Desire to take pleasure in another's misfortune.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malice(noun)

    enmity of heart; malevolence; ill will; a spirit delighting in harm or misfortune to another; a disposition to injure another; a malignant design of evil

  2. Malice(noun)

    any wicked or mischievous intention of the mind; a depraved inclination to mischief; an intention to vex, annoy, or injure another person, or to do a wrongful act without just cause or cause or excuse; a wanton disregard of the rights or safety of others; willfulness

  3. Malice(verb)

    to regard with extreme ill will

Freebase

  1. Malice

    Malice is the name of four separate fictional comic book supervillains in the Marvel Comics universe. The original Malice was a minion of Killmonger, an enemy of Black Panther. The second was a short-lived Ghost Rider villain. The last two villains bearing the name Malice are disembodied entities, the first of which possesses Susan Richards of the Fantastic Four, and the second is an evil mutant appearing in X-Men comics.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Malice

    mal′is, n. ill-will: spite: disposition to harm others: deliberate mischief: intention to harm another.—adj. Malic′ious, bearing ill-will or spite: moved by hatred or ill-will: having mischievous intentions.—adv. Malic′iously.—n. Malic′iousness. [Fr.,—L. malitiamalus, bad.]

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Anagrams for malice »

  1. claime, maleic

  2. Claime

How to pronounce malice?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of malice in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of malice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of malice in a Sentence

  1. Aldous Huxley:

    At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas.

  2. Edmund Burke:

    In doing good, we are generally cold, and languid, and sluggish; and of all things afraid of being too much in the right. But the works of malice and injustice are quite in another style. They are finished with a bold, masterly hand; touched as they are with the spirit of those vehement passions that call forth all our energies, whenever we oppress and persecute.

  3. Wilmer Sanchez:

    I'm taking cash out now. And I've been transferring to my other account, not at Banesco, just in case, this is malice. They've been wanting to take over Banesco for a while.

  4. Michel de Montaigne:

    Malice sucks up the greater part of her own venom, and poisons herself.

  5. Chief Hank Stawinski:

    The environment was incredibly chaotic. We had officers under fire immediately, trying to seek cover, there's no intention, as I have seen the facts and as they have been explained to me, to indicate any malice or anything along those lines.

Images & Illustrations of malice

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