malevolence

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin malevolentia (malevolence), derived from malevolēns (malevolent).

Noun[edit]

malevolence (uncountable)

  1. Hostile attitude or feeling.
    To show someone malevolence.
    He said it with malevolence.
  2. Behavior exhibiting a hostile attitude.

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