malevolent ADJECTIVE wishing evil to others.
DERIVATIVES malevolence noun malevolently adverb.
ORIGIN Latin, from male 'ill' + velle 'to wish' .

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  • Malevolently — Ma*lev o*lent*ly, adv. In a malevolent manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malevolently — adverb in a malevolent manner she gossips malevolently • Ant: ↑benevolently • Derived from adjective: ↑malevolent …   Useful english dictionary

  • malevolently — adverb see malevolent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • malevolently — See malevolent. * * * …   Universalium

  • malevolently — adverb In a malevolent manner …   Wiktionary

  • malevolently — Synonyms and related words: balefully, banefully, corrodingly, corrosively, counterproductively, damagingly, deleteriously, detrimentally, disadvantageously, disserviceably, harmfully, hatefully, hurtfully, in spite, iniquitously, injuriously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • malevolently — mÉ™ levÉ™lÉ™ntlɪ adv. maliciously, spitefully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malevolently — ma·lev·o·lent·ly …   English syllables

  • malevolently — See: malevolent …   English dictionary

  • malevolent — malevolently, adv. /meuh lev euh leuhnt/, adj. 1. wishing evil or harm to another or others; showing ill will; ill disposed; malicious: His failures made him malevolent toward those who were successful. 2. evil; harmful; injurious: a malevolent… …   Universalium

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