Part of speech: noun

The state or quality of being malign.

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Usage examples "malignancy":

  1. When stuttering in this stage is permitted to continue its hold upon the sufferer, the continued strain, worry and fear bring about a condition of extraordinary malignancy, in which the trouble develops into the Chronic Mental Stage. - "Stammering, Its Cause and Cure", Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue.
  2. Verily, Sirs, this Health- drinking savoureth of Monarchy, and is a Type of Malignancy. - "The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6)", Aphra Behn.
  3. Scarcely was I sold, than the plague which had made the tour of Africa, Asia, and Europe, broke out with great malignancy in Algiers. - "Candide", Voltaire Commentator: Philip Littell.