Malevolent and Vicious


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Malevolent adjective – Having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it.
Usage example: the novel grossly oversimplified the conflict as a struggle between relentlessly malevolent villains on one side and faultless saints on the other

Vicious is a synonym for malevolent in malicious topic. In some cases you can use "Vicious" instead an adjective "Malevolent", when it comes to topics like attitude, hateful, spiteful, crotchety. popular alternative
Nearby Words: malevolence, malevolently
Synonyms for Malevolent


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Vicious adjective – Having or showing the desire to inflict severe pain and suffering on others.
Usage example: she made a vicious effort to destroy the lives of the people who had wronged her

Malevolent is a synonym for vicious in malicious topic. You can use "Malevolent" instead an adjective "Vicious", if it concerns topics such as attitude, nasty, crotchety. popular alternative
Nearby Word: viciously
Synonyms for Vicious

Things that words describes

character malevolent character vicious character
race malevolent race vicious race
nature malevolent nature vicious nature
creature malevolent creature vicious creature
Other nouns: example, characters, personality, monster, bastard, tyrant, demon, creatures, aliens, tendencies, monsters.

Both words in one sentence

  • Western Animation / As Told by Ginger By the end of the series, he becomes a self-declared vegetarian during Thanksgiving and attempts to set a live turkey free, even though the turkey is clearly vicious and malevolent.
  • Eldritch Location Inanimate objects come to often-malevolent life, the architecture shifts unpredictably, and the plants are twisted if not actively vicious.
  • Film / Judge Minty Malevolent Masked Men: Several of the vicious Cursed Earth dwellers (with some Apunkalypse flavor thrown in), particularly their leader Aquila, who always wears a hockey mask adorned with feathers.
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