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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From κακός (kakós, bad) +‎ ἦθος (êthos, character) +‎ -ης (-ēs, adjective suffix).

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κᾰκοήθης (kakoḗthēsm or f (neuter κακόηθες); third declension

  1. (of humans and animals) ill-disposed, malicious
  2. (of humans) thinking evil; given to the worst disposition for a situation
  3. (of things) infamous, abominable
  4. (medicine, of sores, fevers, diseases) malignant
  5. (neuter, substantive, κᾰκόηθες) a bad habit

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