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Definition 1: showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where despiteful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a despiteful fiend
  • a truly spiteful child
  • a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment

Synonyms for despiteful in the sense of this definition

(despiteful is similar to ...) having the nature of or resulting from malice

"malicious gossip" "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"

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