Definition of maliciousness in US English:



  • See malicious

    • ‘The plaintiff claims that the lack of disclosure demonstrates maliciousness on the part of the investigative and prosecutorial defendants.’
    • ‘It is also unclear how maliciousness is determined.’
    • ‘His voice had no maliciousness in it, only curiosity.’
    • ‘Through carelessness or maliciousness, many of Australia's bushfires are caused by humans.’
    • ‘Their eyes were judging, almost cruel, with a hint of maliciousness.’