What does malice mean?

Definitions for malice
ˈmæl ɪsmal·ice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malice, maliciousness, spite, spitefulness, venomnoun

    feeling a need to see others suffer

  2. malevolence, malevolency, malicenoun

    the quality of threatening evil

Wiktionary

  1. malicenoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malicenoun

    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. Malicenoun

    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. Maliceverb

    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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  1. claime, maleic

  2. Claime

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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. Ryan Pack:

    If I have to suffer for your malice, it will be necessary for you to suffer the proper and appropriate penalties.

  2. Author Unknown:

    A patient going to a doctor for his first visit was asked, "And whom did you consult before coming to me?""Only the village druggist," was the answer."And what sort of foolish advice did that numbskull give you?" asked the doctor, his tone and manner denoting his contempt for the advice of the layman."Oh," replied his patient, with no malice aforethought, "he told me to come and see you."

  3. Thomas Traherne:

    A little grit in the eye destroyeth the sight of the very heavens, and a little malice or envy a world of joys. One wry principle in the mind is of infinite consequence.

  4. Anonymous:

    Hanlon's RazorNever attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.

  5. Michael Anthony Taylor:

    I don’t hold any malice towards the people in the seats next to me. They’d paid for a ticket too, the airline could have put me in a crew seat or moved people around but they did nothing.

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    incapable of being atoned for
    • A. usurious
    • B. inexpiable
    • C. repugnant
    • D. lank

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