What does malicious mean?

Definitions for malicious
məˈlɪʃ əsma·li·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malicious(adj)

    having the nature of or resulting from malice

    "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling

Wiktionary

  1. malicious(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite

    Etymology: From malitiosus, from malitia, from malus.

  2. malicious(Adjective)

    Deliberately harmful; spiteful

    He was sent off for a malicious tackle on Jones.

    Etymology: From malitiosus, from malitia, from malus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malicious(adj)

    indulging or exercising malice; harboring ill will or enmity

  2. Malicious(adj)

    proceeding from hatred or ill will; dictated by malice; as, a malicious report; malicious mischief

  3. Malicious(adj)

    with wicked or mischievous intentions or motives; wrongful and done intentionally without just cause or excuse; as, a malicious act

Freebase

  1. Malicious

    Malicious is a 1996 American thriller film starring Molly Ringwald and Patrick McGaw. The plot follows a star college baseball player who has a fling with a disturbed woman who begins to stalk him. The film's main character has been discussed by psychiatrists and film experts, and has been used as a film illustration for the psychiatric entity known as borderline personality disorder.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of malicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of malicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of malicious in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Tomlinson:

    She is not holding the gun in a malicious manner, she is not pointing it anywhere. It’s to me, in my opinion, a nice photograph of a young lady in the Adirondack region that enjoys hunting.

  2. Phyllis McGinley:

    Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shop-talk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past.

  3. White House:

    Recent events underscore the need to accelerate the Administration’s cyber strategy and confront aggressive, persistent malicious actors that continue to target our nation’s cyber infrastructure.

  4. House Budget Committee:

    These cuts in the Trump budget aren't a tightening of the belt ... They are extreme to a level that is malicious, a level that is intended to do harm.

  5. Moshe Fogel:

    Galcomm is not involved, and not in complicity with any malicious activity whatsoever.

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