Open main menu

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French malevolence, from Latin malevolentia (malevolence), derived from malevolēns (malevolent).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

malevolence (countable and uncountable, plural malevolences)

  1. Hostile attitude or feeling.
    to show someone malevolence
    He said it with malevolence.
  2. Behavior exhibiting a hostile attitude.

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit