HyperDic: malignant

English > 1 sense of the word malignant:
ADJECTIVEallmalignantdangerous to health
malignant > pronunciation
Soundsmahlih'gnahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > malignant: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningdangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor).
CategorypathologyThe branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
Narrowercancerousrelating to or affected with cancer
Oppositebenignnot dangerous to health
Spanishcanceroso, maligno
Catalanmaligne
Nounsmalignancy, malignance(medicine) a malignant state
Adverbsmalignantlyin a malignant manner, as of a tumor that spreads

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