malice definition

  • noun:
    • A desire to damage other people or to see other individuals experience; extreme ill will or spite.
    • Law The intention, without just cause or reason, to dedicate a wrongful work that may result in harm to another.
    • Intention to harm or deprive in an illegal or immoral means. Aspire to take comfort in another's misfortune.
    • Enmity of heart; malevolence; sick will; a spirit delighting in damage or misfortune to some other; a disposition to injure another; a malignant design of evil.
    • Any sinful or mischievous intention regarding the brain; a depraved interest to mischief; an intention to vex, annoy, or injure another individual, or even do a wrongful act without only trigger or trigger or excuse; a wanton disregard regarding the rights or protection of other individuals; willfulness.
    • Badness; bad high quality.
    • Evil; harm; a malicious work; also, evil influence.
    • A propensity to inflict damage or suffering, or even to take comfort in the misfortunes of another or other people; active ill-will, whether from all-natural disposition or special impulse; enmity; hatred: sometimes utilized in a lighter good sense. See malicious, 1.
    • in-law, a design or objective of accomplishing mischief to another; the evil purpose (either actual or suggested) with what type deliberately, and without justification or excuse, does a wrongful work that is harmful to other individuals.
    • Synonyms Ill-will, Enmity, etc. (identify animosity); maliciousness, venom, spitefulness, depravity.
    • the most popular dwarf mallow, Malta rotundifolia.
    • feeling a necessity to see other individuals endure
    • the grade of threatening wicked
  • verb-transitive:
    • To regard with severe sick will.
  • others:
    • To consider with malice; bear severe ill-will to; in addition, to envy and hate.

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