Malignant and Nasty

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

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

Nasty

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Nasty adjective – Having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it.
Usage example: made nasty comments about how ugly she was

Malignant is a synonym for nasty in attitude topic. You can use "Malignant" instead an adjective "Nasty", if it concerns topics such as unkind, bad-tempered.
Nearby Word: nastily
Synonyms for Nasty

Things that words describes

character malignant character nasty character
creature malignant creature nasty creature
turn malignant turn nasty turn
form malignant form nasty form
Other nouns: piece, example, personality, version, virus.

Both words in one sentence

  • Healing Factor One of the fomori powers in Werewolf: The Apocalypse provides this, except that every time you regrow something, you get nasty scars and often malignant tumors as well.
  • Narcissist Alice Morgan from Luther is profiled by Luther as a malignant narcissist, a nasty subset of narcissism that includes sadistic and antisocial elements.
    Source: Narcissist
  • The most notable example is Villain Protagonist Alice Morgan, whom Luther diagnoses as a malignant narcissist, a particularly nasty condition that combines narcissistic, antisocial, and sadistic behaviour into one vicious package.
    Source: Sadist
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