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malevolent

adjective

1 malevolent

Wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred.

Roget 945: vicious; sinful; sinning etc. v.; wicked, iniquitous, immoral, unrighteous, wrong, criminal; naughty, incorrect; ... show more



2 malevolent

Having or exerting a malignant influence:
— Malevolent stars.

synonyms: evil, malefic, malign.

Roget 907: malevolent, unbenevolent; unbenign; ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived; evil-minded, evil-disposed; black-browed.    malicious; malign, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: acrid, antagonistic, antipathetic, bad, baleful, baneful, belligerent, bitchy, bitter, black, caustic, clashing, colliding, conflicting, corroding, corrosive, corrupting, corruptive, counterproductive, criminal ... show more.

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