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ma·lig·nant

 (mə-lĭg′nənt)
adj.
1. Medicine
a. Tending to metastasize: a malignant tumor.
b. Virulent or threatening to life: a malignant disease.
2. Having or showing ill will; malicious: malignant thoughts.

ma·lig′nant·ly adv.

malignant

(məˈlɪɡnənt)
adj
1. having or showing desire to harm others
2. tending to cause great harm; injurious
3. (Pathology) pathol (of a tumour) uncontrollable or resistant to therapy; rapidly spreading
n
(Historical Terms) history (in the English Civil War) a Parliamentarian term for a royalist1
[C16: from Late Latin malīgnāre to behave spitefully, from Latin malīgnus malign]
maˈlignantly adv

ma•lig•nant

(məˈlɪg nənt)

adj.
1. inclined to cause harm, suffering, or distress.
2. very dangerous or harmful in influence or effect.
3.
a. tending to produce death, as bubonic plague.
b. (of a tumor) characterized by uncontrolled growth; cancerous, invasive, or metastatic.
[1535–45; < Late Latin; see malign, -ant]
ma•lig′nant•ly, adv.

ma·lig·nant

(mə-lĭg′nənt)
Likely to spread or get worse: a malignant tumor.

malignant

Used to describe cancerous growth that will spread to surrounding tissues and, if not totally removed, may be fatal. Compare benign
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.malignant - dangerous to healthmalignant - dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
benign - not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor)

malignant

adjective
1. (Medical) uncontrollable, dangerous, evil, fatal, deadly, cancerous, virulent, metastatic, irremediable a malignant breast tumour
2. hostile, harmful, bitter, vicious, destructive, malicious, malign, hurtful, pernicious, malevolent, spiteful, baleful, injurious, inimical, maleficent, of evil intent a malignant minority indulging in crime and violence
hostile kind, friendly, benign, benevolent, amicable, warm-hearted

malignant

adjective
1. Characterized by intense ill will or spite:
Slang: bitchy.
2. Extremely destructive or harmful:
Translations
خَبِيثخَبيث، سَرَطاني، مُهْلِكخَبيث، مُؤْذٍ
zhoubnýmaligníškodlivý
ondartetondskabsfuld
pahanlaatuinenpahansuopapahantahtoinenvahingollinen
zloćudanmaligan
rosszindulatú
illgjarnillkynja
悪意のある
극히 해로운
zhubný
elakartad
เป็นอันตราย
ác tính

malignant

[məˈlɪgnənt] ADJ (= evil) → malvado (Med) → maligno

malignant

[məˈlɪgnənt] adj
[tumour, disease] → malin/igne
(= malicious) [person] → malveillant(e)

malignant

adjbösartig; (Med also) → maligne (spec); effectnegativ; he took a malignant delight in our misfortunesunser Unglück bereitete ihm ein hämisches Vergnügen; a malignant growth (Med, fig) → ein bösartiges Geschwür; malignant melanoma (Med) → malignes Melanom

malignant

[məˈlɪgnənt] adjmaligno/a, malevolo/a (Med) (tumour) → maligno/a

malign

(məˈlain) verb
to say unpleasant things about (someone or something), especially without reason. He's always maligning his wife when she isn't there.
malignant (məˈlignənt) adjective
1. (of people, their actions etc) intending, or intended, to do harm. a malignant remark.
2. (of a tumour, disease etc) likely to become worse and cause death. She died of a malignant tumour.
maˈlignantly adverb

malignant

خَبِيث zhoubný ondartet bösartig κακοήθης maligno pahansuopa malin zloćudan maligno 悪意のある 극히 해로운 schadelijk ondartet złośliwy maligno злокачественный elakartad เป็นอันตราย kötücül ác tính 恶性的

ma·lig·nant

a. maligno-a, pernicioso-a, de efecto destructivo;
neoplasia ___cáncer.

malignant

adj maligno
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