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Definition of Malignant


  1. Disposed to do harm, inflict suffering, or cause distress; actuated by extreme malevolence or enmity; virulently inimical; bent on evil; malicious.
  2. Characterized or caused by evil intentions; pernicious.
  3. Tending to produce death; threatening a fatal issue; virulent; as, malignant diphtheria.
  4. A man of extrems enmity or evil intentions.
  5. One of the adherents of Charles L. or Charles LL.; -- so called by the opposite party.

Malignant Translations

malignant in French is pernicieux
malignant in Italian is maligno
malignant in Spanish is pernicioso