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. Graham Cluley:

    It's the kind of thing that has you thumping your head against a wall in frustration, this was when malware was just beginning to get a little nastier and a little more malicious and more financially motivated.

  2. Valdosta Police Chief Leslie Manahan:

    It's unfortunately a horrible situation but on behalf of Valdosta Police Department and our officers, there was absolutely no malicious intent.

  3. Proverb:

    Honey-tongued, soft spoken, malicious, and unprincipled in conduct

  4. Mark Heller:

    We believe without question that the case is purely a case of malicious prosecution, how is he going to defend himself if he has no itemization or detail about what he is said to have done?

  5. Actress Sanaa Lathan:

    I adore Beyonce?, i would never do anything malicious like that — to her, or to anyone.

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