malevolence definition

  • noun:
    • the standard or condition of being malevolent.
    • destructive behavior.
    • aggressive attitude or experience.
    • Behavior displaying a hostile mindset.
    • the product quality or state to be malevolent; wicked disposition toward another; interest to injure other people; ill might. See Synonym of malice.
    • the smoothness of being malevolent or ill-disposed; ill-will; private hatred; enmity of heart; inclination to injure others.
    • whatever is performed from ill-will; an act of ill-will.
    • Synonyms Ill-will, Enmity, etc. See animosity.
    • the standard of threatening evil
    • desiring evil to others

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