Malevolence

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Malevolence->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ malevolence
malevolence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bad intent
bad intent
bad intention
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unkindness
unkindness
diskindness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ill nature
ill nature
ill will
ill blood
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bad blood
bad blood
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ enmity
enmity
&c. 889
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hate
hate
&c. 898
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ malignity
malignity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ malice
malice
malice prepense
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ maliciousness
maliciousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ spite
spite
despite
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ resentment
resentment
&c. 900
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ uncharitableness
uncharitableness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ incompassionateness
incompassionateness
&c. 914a
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ gall
gall
venom
rancor
rankling
virulence
mordacity
acerbity churlishness
&c.(discourtesy) 895
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ hardness of heart
hardness of heart
heart of stone
obduracy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ cruelty
cruelty
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ cruelness
cruelness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ brutality
brutality
savagery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ ferity
ferity
ferocity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ barbarity
barbarity
inhumanity
immanity|
truculence
ruffianism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ evil eye
evil eye
cloven foot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ torture
torture
vivisection
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ill turn
ill turn
bad turn
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ affront
affront
&c.(disrespect) 929
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ outrage
outrage
atrocity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ill usage
ill usage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ intolerance
intolerance
persecution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ tender mercies
tender mercies
=>(ironical)
=> unkindest cut of all
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ unkindest cut of all
unkindest cut of all
=>(Julius Caesar)
PARAG:Malevolence->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be malevolent
be malevolent
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bear spleen
bear spleen
harbor spleen
bear a grudge
harbor a grudge
bear malice
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ betray the cloven foot
betray the cloven foot
show the cloven foot
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hurt
hurt
&c.(physical pain) 378
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ annoy
annoy
&c. 830
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ injure
injure
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ harm
harm
wrong
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ do harm to
do harm to
do an ill office to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ outrage
outrage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ disoblige
disoblige
malign
plant a thorn in the breast
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ molest
molest
worry
harass
haunt
harry
bait
tease
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ throw stones at
throw stones at
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ play the devil with
play the devil with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ hunt down
hunt down
dragoon
hound
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ persecute
persecute
oppress
grind
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ maltreat
maltreat
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ illtreat
illtreat
ill-use
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ wreak one's malice on
wreak one's malice on
do one's worst
break a butterfly on the wheel
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ dip one's hands in blood
dip one's hands in blood
imbrue one's hands in blood
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ have no mercy
have no mercy
&c. 914a
PARAG:Malevolence->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ malevolent
malevolent
unbenevolent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unbenign
unbenign
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ill-disposed
ill-disposed
ill-intentioned
ill-natured
ill-conditioned
ill-contrived
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ evil-minded
evil-minded
evil-disposed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ black-browed
black-browed
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ malicious
malicious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ malign
malign
malignant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ rancorous
rancorous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ despiteful
despiteful
spiteful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ mordacious
mordacious
caustic
bitter
envenomed
acrimonious
virulent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unamiable
unamiable
uncharitable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ maleficent
maleficent
venomous
grinding
galling
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ harsh
harsh
disobliging
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unkind
unkind
unfriendly
ungracious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ inofficious
inofficious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ invidious
invidious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ uncandid
uncandid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ churlish
churlish
&c.(uncourteous) 895
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ surly
surly
sullen
&c. 901a
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ cold
cold
cold-blooded
cold-hearted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ black-hearted
black-hearted
hard-hearted
flinthearted
marblehearted
stony-hearted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ hard of heart
hard of heart
unnatural
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ ruthless
ruthless
&c.(unmerciful) 914a
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ relentless
relentless
&c.(revengeful) 919
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ cruel
cruel
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ brutal
brutal
brutish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ savage
savage
savage as a bear
savage as a tiger
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ ferine
ferine
ferocious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ inhuman
inhuman
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ barbarous
barbarous
fell
untamed
tameless
truculent
incendiary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ bloodthirsty
bloodthirsty
&c.(murderous) 361
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ atrocious
atrocious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ bloodyminded
bloodyminded
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ fiendish
fiendish
fiendlike
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ demoniacal
demoniacal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ diabolic
diabolic
diabolical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ devilish
devilish
infernal
hellish
Satanic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ Tartaran
Tartaran
PARAG:Malevolence->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ malevolently
malevolently
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with bad intent
with bad intent
&c.->N.

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