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  1. [n]  the quality of threatening evil
  2. [n]  wishing evil to others

MALEVOLENCE is a 11 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: malevolency, malice, malignity
 Antonyms: benevolence
 See Also: beastliness, bitchiness, cattiness, cruelness, cruelty, evil, evilness, harshness, hate, hatred, maleficence, malice, maliciousness, meanness, nastiness, spite, spite, spitefulness, spitefulness, vengefulness, venom, vindictiveness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ma*lev"o*lence\, n. [L. malevolentia. See
The quality or state of being malevolent; evil disposition
toward another; inclination to injure others; ill will. See
Synonym of {Malice}.

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