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Definition 1: malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for spite in the sense of this definition

(spite is a kind of ...) the quality of threatening evil

Definition 2: feeling a need to see others suffer - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for spite in the sense of this definition

(spite is a kind of ...) wishing evil to others

Definition 3: hurt the feelings of - [verb of emotion]

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

  • She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests
  • This remark really bruised my ego

Synonyms for spite in the sense of this definition

(spite is a kind of ...) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

"arouse pity" "raise a smile" "evoke sympathy"

(... is a kind of spite ) treat, mention, or speak to rudely

"He insulted her with his rude remarks" "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"

(... is a kind of spite ) deeply hurt the feelings of; distress

"his lacerating remarks"

(... is a kind of spite ) cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging

"His remark stung her"

(... is a kind of spite ) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

"He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"

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