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[mass noun] The state or condition of being malevolent; hostility:‘his eyes were glowing with malevolence’
malice, spite, spitefulness, hostility, hatred, hate, ill will, bitterness, enmity, ill feeling, balefulness, venom, rancour, maliciousness, malignance, malignity, ill nature, vindictiveness, viciousness, revengefulness, vengefulness, cruelty, nastiness, unfriendlinessmaleficenceView synonyms
- ‘You know nothing of love, since all you promote is hatred and malevolence.’
- ‘They have malevolence in their darkest thoughts.’
- ‘No cache of arms has been found, no plans for future malevolence.’
- ‘This takes Kerry several steps past merely being a sore loser, and into spiteful malevolence.’
- ‘A plan formulated inside his mind and his eyes filled with hatred and malevolence.’
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