malevolent

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Latin, from male (ill) + velle (to wish).

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  • IPA(key): /məˈlɛvələnt/

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malevolent (comparative more malevolent, superlative most malevolent)

  1. having or displaying ill will; wishing harm on others
  2. having an evil or harmful influence

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