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Definition 1: having or exerting a malignant influence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • malevolent stars
  • a malefic force

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(malevolent is similar to ...) harmful or evil in intent or effect

Definition 2: wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a gossipy malevolent old woman
  • failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful

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

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

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