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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maliciouslyadverb

    with malice; in a malicious manner

    "she answered maliciously"


  1. maliciouslyadverb

    in a malicious manner, or for malicious reasons

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Maliciouslyadverb

    With malignity; with intention of mischief.

    Etymology: from malicious.

    An intrigue between his majesty and a junto of ministers maliciously bent against me, broke out, and had like to have ended in my utter destruction. Gulliver’s Travels.


  1. maliciously

    Maliciously refers to an action or behavior done with the intention to harm, damage, or cause trouble for someone or something. It is characterized by spitefulness, malevolence, or harmful intent. Actions done maliciously are typically ill-natured and meant to inflict pain or suffering in some way.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maliciously in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maliciously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of maliciously in a Sentence

  1. Diane Kaufman:

    Why did you do this to her ? She didn't deserve it. I can't wrap my head around it. I don't know how someone can take another person's life like that. She was on her way to work. It wasn't like she was doing anything maliciously.

  2. Sidney Madwed:

    Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously.

  3. Mariann Meier Wang:

    First Amendment grounds.These women look forward to proving Ms. Zervos's claim that defendant lied when he maliciously attacked Jennifer Schecter for reporting his sexually abusive behavior.

  4. Rebecca Kufrin:

    At the end of the day, I don’t think he thought through everything of how ending things with Lauren would be, how being engaged to me would be and what breaking up with me and going back to her would be, i don’t think he thought it through, but I don’t think he did it maliciously to break my heart.

  5. Enrique Tarrio:

    We have spoken to the The FBI and are working with them. I hope whoever did this is arrested for voter intimidation and for maliciously impersonating our group.

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