- Bad; poorly: maladminister.
- Abnormal; abnormally: malformation.
- bad, badly as with maladjusted, malcontent - faulty, faultily as with breakdown
- maybe not
- A prefix in structure denoting sick, or evil, F. male, adv., fr. malus, bad, sick. In a few terms this has the form male-, as with malediction, malevolent. See malice.