malignant definition

  • adjective:
    • Showing great malevolence; disposed doing bad.
    • definitely harmful; pernicious.
    • Pathology Threatening your; virulent: a malignant condition.
    • Pathology looking after metastasize; cancerous. Applied of a tumor.
    • Harmful, malevolent, damaging.
    • Harmfully malignant; as a malignant tumefaction.
    • Disposed to complete harm, inflict suffering, or trigger distress; actuated by extreme malevolence or enmity; virulently inimical; bent on wicked; malicious.
    • classified or due to evil motives; pernicious.
    • looking after create demise; threatening a fatal issue; virulent.
    • dangerous to wellness; described as modern and out of control development (especially of a tumor)
  • noun:
    • a guy of extreme enmity or bad intentions.
    • one of many adherents of Charles I. or Charles II.; -- so-called by the opposite party.
    • you of extreme enmity or bad objectives; an ill-affected person.
    • Specifically, in English history, the adherents of Charles I. and his child Charles II. during civil war; a Royalist; a Cavalier: so called by the Roundheads, the contrary celebration.
  • others:
    • Disposed to cause suffering or cause distress; having severe malevolence or enmity; virulently aggressive; destructive: since, a malignant heart.
    • Virulently harmful or naughty; threatening great risk; pernicious in impact or effect.
    • particularly
    • In astrology, threatening to fortune or life; fateful: as, the cancerous aspect of the stars.
    • In pathology, virulent; tending; to produce death; threatening a fatal concern: because, a malignant ulcer; a malignant fever; malignant pimple or scarlet temperature.
    • severely heinous: since, the cancerous nature of sin.
    • Synonyms Malevolent, sour, rancorous, spiteful, malign. See animosity.

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