despiteful

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de·spite·ful

 (dĭ-spīt′fəl)
adj.
Full of malice; spiteful.

de·spite′ful·ly adv.
de·spite′ful·ness n.

despiteful

(dɪˈspaɪtfʊl) or

despiteous

adj
an archaic word for spiteful
deˈspitefully, deˈspiteously adv
deˈspitefulness, deˈspiteousness n

de•spite•ful

(dɪˈspaɪt fəl)

adj.
malicious; spiteful.
[1400–50]
de•spite′ful•ly, adv.
de•spite′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.despiteful - showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurtdespiteful - showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite; "a despiteful fiend"; "a truly spiteful child"; "a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment"
malicious - having the nature of or resulting from malice; "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling

despiteful

adjective
Characterized by intense ill will or spite:
Slang: bitchy.
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