malevolent definition

  • adjective:
    • Having or displaying ill will; desiring problems for others; malicious.
    • Having an evil or harmful influence: malevolent movie stars.
    • having or showing ill will; desiring harm on other individuals
    • having an evil or harmful impact
    • Wishing evil; disposed to injure others; rejoicing an additional's misfortune.
    • having or exerting a malignant influence
    • wishing or showing up to desire wicked to others; arising from intense sick will or hatred
  • others:
    • Having an evil personality toward another or other people; desiring evil to other individuals; rejoicing in another's misfortune; harmful; dangerous.
    • In astrology, tending to use an evil impact: therefore, Saturn is considered a malevolent earth.
    • Synonyms Evil-minded, ill-disposed, spiteful, resentful, bitter, rancorous, cancerous. See animosity.
  • noun:
    • A malevolent individual or company.

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