Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Wishing evil; ill- disposed.

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Usage examples "malevolent":

  1. Those feelings alone which are benevolent or malevolent, are essentially good or bad. - "The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume III", Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. A..
  2. The empty eye- sockets, peering out at him, seemed to hold a malevolent malice. - "The Flying Legion", George Allan England.
  3. The last time she had seen that malevolent face was when its owner was marched away from Brinkwort's Farm yesterday. - "The Judgment House", Gilbert Parker.