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ma·li·cious

 (mə-lĭsh′əs)
adj.
1. Having the nature of or resulting from malice; deliberately harmful; spiteful: malicious gossip.
2. Law Done with malice.

ma·li′cious·ly adv.
ma·li′cious·ness n.
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malicious

(məˈlɪʃəs)
adj
1. characterized by malice
2. motivated by wrongful, vicious, or mischievous purposes
maˈliciously adv
maˈliciousness n
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ma•li•cious

(məˈlɪʃ əs)

adj.
full of or showing malice; spiteful.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Old French < Latin]
ma•li′cious•ly, adv.
ma•li′cious•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.malicious - having the nature of or resulting from malice; "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling
unmalicious - not malicious or spiteful
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malicious

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malicious

adjective
Characterized by intense ill will or spite:
Slang: bitchy.
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Translations
حَقود، خَبيث، ماكِرخَبِيث
злобензлостен
zlomyslný
ondsindetondskabsfuld
ilkeä
zlonamjeranmaliciozanzloban
illgjarn, meinfÿsinn
悪意のある
악의 있는
illvillig
มุ่งร้าย
hiểm

malicious

[məˈlɪʃəs]
A. ADJ [person, remark] → malicioso
B. CPD malicious damage N (Jur) → daños mpl intencionados
malicious libel Ndifamación f intencionada, calumnia f intencionada
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

malicious

[məˈlɪʃəs] adj
[person] → méchant(e), malveillant(e)
[rumour, allegation, phone call] → malveillant(e)
a malicious rumour → une rumeur malveillante
malicious gossip → médisances fpl
It was just malicious gossip → Ce n'était que médisances.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

malicious

adj
person, wordsboshaft; behaviourbösartig, böswillig; letter, phone callbedrohend; crimegemein, arglistig; actionböswillig
(Jur) damagemutwillig, böswillig; with malicious intentin böswilliger Absicht
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malicious

[məˈlɪʃəs] adjcattivo/a, malevolo/a (Law) → doloso/a
malicious gossip → malignità fpl
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malice

(ˈmӕlis) noun
the wish to harm other people etc. There was no malice intended in what she said.
malˈicious (-ʃəs) adjective
She took a malicious pleasure in hurting others.
maˈliciously adverb
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malicious

خَبِيث zlomyslný ondsindet böswillig κακόβουλος malicioso ilkeä méchant zlonamjeran malvagio 悪意のある 악의 있는 kwaadwillig ondskapsfull złośliwy malicioso злоумышленный illvillig มุ่งร้าย kötü niyetli hiểm 恶毒的
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malicious

a. malicioso-a.
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