evil-minded


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e·vil-mind·ed

(ē′vəl-mīn′dĭd)
adj.
Having evil thoughts, opinions, or intentions.

e′vil-mind′ed·ly adv.
e′vil-mind′ed·ness n.

evil-minded

adj
inclined to evil thoughts; wicked; malicious or spiteful
ˌevil-ˈmindedly adv
ˌevil-ˈmindedness n

e′vil-mind′ed



adj.
having an evil disposition or malicious intentions.
[1525–35]
e′vil-mind′ed•ly, adv.
e′vil-mind′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.evil-minded - having evil thoughts or intentions
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
Translations

evil-minded

[ˈiːvlˈmaɪndɪd] ADJ (= suspicious) → malpensado; (= nasty) → malintencionado

evil-minded

[ˌiːvlˈmaɪndɪd] adjmalvagio/a
References in classic literature ?
Well, the reason--you know how evil-minded the world is--some one was talking of Alcee Arobin visiting you.
I would allow my- self to suffer under the greatest imputations which evil-minded men might suggest, rather than excul- pate myself, and thereby run the hazard of closing the slightest avenue by which a brother slave might clear himself of the chains and fetters of slavery.
He says, then, that he who has read the First Part of this history will remember well enough the Gines de Pasamonte whom, with other galley slaves, Don Quixote set free in the Sierra Morena: a kindness for which he afterwards got poor thanks and worse payment from that evil-minded, ill-conditioned set.
Believe me, it is only the evil-minded who deny friendship; they cannot understand it.
Only admit this evil-minded young man to your presence, treat him civilly, and invite him to drink a goblet of wine.
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere--and those evil-minded observers, dearest Mary, who make much of a little, are more taken in and deceived than the parties themselves.
How many an innocent girl do they not degrade into an evil-minded woman?
Soldiers and citizens, of whatever nation you may be, re-establish public confidence, the source of the welfare of a state, live like brothers, render mutual aid and protection one to another, unite to defeat the intentions of the evil-minded, obey the military and civil authorities, and your tears will soon cease to flow!
But there you are again, worrying about what idiots and the generally evil-minded will think of you.
He 's pretty drunk; but I guess he can hold his horses," replied this evil-minded boy, with an air of calm resignation.
And again she bore a third, the evil-minded Hydra of Lerna, whom the goddess, white-armed Hera nourished, being angry beyond measure with the mighty Heracles.
She explained to her that there were in the world evil-minded, selfish people.