HyperDic: malevolency

English > 1 sense of the word malevolency:
NOUNattributemalevolency, malevolence, malicethe quality of threatening evil
English > malevolency: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of threatening evil.
Synonymsmalevolence, malice
Narrowerbeastliness, meannessThe quality of being deliberately mean / mean
cattiness, bitchiness, spite, spitefulness, nastinessmalevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
cruelty, cruelness, harshnessThe quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
Broaderevil, evilnessThe quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
Spanishmalevolencia, malicia
Catalanmalevolència, malícia, malvolença
Adjectivesmalevolenthaving or exerting a malignant influence

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