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Meaning of MALIGNANCY

Pronunciation:  mu'lignunsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  quality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will
  2. [n]  (medical) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death
 

MALIGNANCY is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: malignance, malignance, malignity
 
 Antonyms: benignancy, benignity, graciousness
 
 See Also: cancer cell, disease, evil, evilness, malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A cancerous tumor that can invade and destroy nearby tissue and spread to other parts of the body.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Cancerous growth, a mass of cells showing uncontrolled growth, a tendency to invade and damage surrounding tissues and an ability to seed daughter growths to sites remote from the primary growth.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: balefulness, banefulness, bitchiness, communicability, contagiousness, cussedness, deadliness, despite, destructiveness, detrimentalness, devilment, devilry, deviltry, evil intent, fatality, grudge, harmfulness, hatefulness, hurtfulness, ill will, infectiousness, infectivity, iniquitousness, injuriousness, invidiousness, lethality, maleficence, malevolence, malice, malice aforethought, malice prepense, maliciousness, malignance, malignity, meanness, mischievousness, mortality, nastiness, noisomeness, noxiousness, ominousness, orneriness, perniciousness, poison, poisonousness, spite, spitefulness, spleen, toxicity, unhealthiness, venom, venomousness, viciousness, virulence, virulency, wickedness
 

 

 

 

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