Definition of malevolence in English:

malevolence

noun

  • The state or condition of being malevolent.

    ‘his eyes were glowing with malevolence’
    • ‘No cache of arms has been found, no plans for future malevolence.’
    • ‘A plan formulated inside his mind and his eyes filled with hatred and malevolence.’
    • ‘They have malevolence in their darkest thoughts.’
    • ‘You know nothing of love, since all you promote is hatred and malevolence.’
    • ‘This takes Kerry several steps past merely being a sore loser, and into spiteful 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, unfriendliness
    maleficence
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Pronunciation:

malevolence

/məˈlevələns/