maleficence definition

  • noun:
    • The performing of wicked or damage; mischief.
    • Harmful or bad nature or high quality.
    • harmfulness or mischief
    • evil-doing, esp. to other people.
    • the type to be maleficent; the performing or creating of evil.
    • doing or causing evil
    • the product quality or nature of being harmful or bad

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "maleficence"
    • However, to understand how they explained…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "maleficence"
101 votes

How would you define maleficence?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!