Malignant and Malicious

Malignant

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Malignant adjective – Having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it.
Usage example: a malignant wish to lash out at everyone who was smarter, richer, or better-looking than he was

Malicious is a synonym for malignant in spiteful topic. In some cases you can use "Malicious" instead an adjective "Malignant", when it comes to topics like attitude, vicious, hostile, malevolent. popular alternative
Nearby Words: malign, malicious, malignancy, malignantly
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Malicious

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Malicious adjective – Having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it.
Usage example: the neighborhood chatterbox has again been spreading malicious gossip

Malignant is a synonym for malicious in spiteful topic. You can use "Malignant" instead an adjective "Malicious", if it concerns topics such as attitude, hateful, vicious, malevolent. popular alternative
Nearby Words: malice, malignant, maliciously
Synonyms for Malicious

Things that words describes

character malignant character malicious character
force malignant force malicious force
entity malignant entity malicious entity
god malignant god malicious god
Other nouns: example, personality, monster, version, demon, spirits, forces, entities, ghosts.
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