maliciousness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maliciousness - feeling a need to see others suffermaliciousness - feeling a need to see others suffer
malevolence, malignity - wishing evil to others

maliciousness

noun
Translations

maliciousness

[məˈlɪʃəsnɪs] ncattiveria, malignità f inv
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The maliciousness of the cardinal did not leave much for the ambassador to say; nevertheless, the word "restoration" had struck the king, who, addressing the comte, upon whom his eyes had been fixed since his entrance, -- "Monsieur," said he, "will you have the kindness to give us some details concerning the affairs of England.
There was a hint of menace in it, a maliciousness which their black looks verified.
The patent entitled "System and Method of Analysis of Files for Maliciousness in a Virtual Machine" describes a technology which automatically triggers execution of a file, and the appropriate conditions for each one.
The maliciousness of such campaign touched new heights when Yogi Adityanath compared Lok Sabha elections to a contest between Ali, revered by Muslims, and Bajrang Bali, the Hindu God Hanuman.
The vicious cycle of maliciousness is only broken by a non-violent and positive choice of goodness.
He pointed out his predecessor, Deputy Prime Minister Ghassan Hasbani, "has done the task required of him in the ministry." "We will complete this task away from any maliciousness against anyone.
"It is a shame that officials of a regime which has brutality, aggression, disgracefulness, maliciousness and deceit as among its main characteristics, are addressing the richly-cultured, brave and civilized Iranian people
Yet it could never be perceived as an act of maliciousness; it's daft because teenage boys spend a lot of time on the daftness scale, laughing at things that their elders (and many females) find weird.
It would be based on advanced machine learning methods and allow users worldwide to submit suspicious email messages and instantly obtain a maliciousness score and a recommendation on how to treat the email.
You win cases, you lose cases, but there was certainly not any type of personal vendetta or maliciousness," she said.
"My clients certainly look forward to the opportunity to clear their names, as well as demonstrate what we contend is the maliciousness that accompanied the acts of the defendant."
Aloof and seemingly indifferent to the maliciousness of her peers, Zarin Wadia is defiant and determined, unapologetic and unafraid, smart and self-assured.