malevolence

  • 1 Malevolence — may refer to: Evil Hostility Malice Sadism Television, film, music, comic books Malevolence (1999 film), a 1999 film by Belle Avery Malevolence (film), a 2005 film by Stevan Mena Malevolence (band), a heavy metal band Malevolence (comics), a… …

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  • 2 Malevolence — Título Malevolence Ficha técnica Dirección Steven Mena Guion Steven Mena Reparto …

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  • 3 malevolence — mid 15c., from M.Fr. malevolence and directly from L. malevolentia ill will, dislike, hatred, from malevolentem (nom. malevolens) malevolent (see MALEVOLENT (Cf. malevolent)) …

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  • 4 Malevolence — Ma*lev o*lence, n. [L. malevolentia. See {Malevolent}.] The quality or state of being malevolent; evil disposition toward another; inclination to injure others; ill will. See Synonym of {Malice}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 malevolence — index alienation (estrangement), atrocity, bad repute, belligerency, feud, hatred, ill will, maledicti …

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  • 6 malevolence — ill will, malignity, malignancy, *malice, spite, despite, spleen, grudge Analogous words: animosity, rancor, animus, antipathy, antagonism, *enmity, hostility: hate, hatred, detestation, abhorrence, abomination (see under HATE vb) Antonyms:… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 malevolence — [mə lev′ə ləns] n. [ME malyvolence < OFr malivolence < L malevolentia] the quality or state of being malevolent; malice; spitefulness; ill will …

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  • 8 Malevolence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Malevolence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 malevolence malevolence Sgm: N 1 bad intent bad intent bad intention Sgm: N 1 unkindness unkindness diskindness Sgm: N 1 ill nature ill nature ill will ill blood …

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  • 9 malevolence — /meuh lev euh leuhns/, n. the quality, state, or feeling of being malevolent; ill will; malice; hatred. [1425 75; < L malevolentia (see MALEVOLENT, ENCE); r. late ME malivolence < MF < L as above] Syn. maliciousness, spite, spitefulness, grudge,… …

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  • 10 malevolence — noun a) Hostile attitude or feeling. To show someone malevolence. b) Behavior exhibiting a hostile attitude. He said it with malevolence. Syn: ill will, malice, spite …

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  • 11 malevolence — n. pure malevolence * * * [mə lev(ə)ləns] pure malevolence …

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  • 12 malevolence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Ill will Nouns 1. malevolence; evil or bad intent; misanthropy, ill nature, cynicism; enmity, hate; malignity, malice, malice aforethought, maliciousness, spite, resentment, venom, rancor, bitterness;… …

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  • 13 malevolence — Ill will. See disinterested malevolence …

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  • 14 malevolence — malevolent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ wishing evil to others. DERIVATIVES malevolence noun malevolently adverb. ORIGIN Latin, from male ill + velle to wish …

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  • 15 malevolence — noun Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being malevolent 2. malevolent behavior Synonyms: see malice …

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  • 16 malevolence — Synonyms and related words: Anglophobia, Russophobia, abhorrence, abomination, antagonism, anti Semitism, antipathy, aversion, bad blood, bad temper, bad will, badness, belligerence, bigotry, blighting glance, clash, clashing, collision, conflict …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 malevolence — ma·lev·o·lence || mÉ™ levÉ™lÉ™ns n. maliciousness, quality of wishing evil or harm to another, spitefulness …

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  • 18 malevolence — n. Malice, maliciousness, spite, spitefulness, malignity, rancor, venom, hate, grudge, ill will, hatred …

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  • 19 malevolence — n 1. malice, maliciousness, malignity, malignance, animosity, antagonism, hostility, hate, hatred, enmity, wrath, violence, ferocity, anger, dudgeon, bad blood; venom, rancor, ill will, spite, spitefulness, grudge, pique, ire, acrimony, acerbity …

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  • 20 malevolence — ma·lev·o·lence …

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