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From Old French malicios, from Latin malitiosus, from malitia (malice), from malus (bad).

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malicious (comparative more malicious, superlative most malicious)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite
  2. spiteful and deliberately harmful
    He was sent off for a malicious tackle on Jones.

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