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Definition of Malice


  1. Enmity of heart; malevolence; ill will; a spirit delighting in harm or misfortune to another; a disposition to injure another; a malignant design of evil.
  2. Any wicked or mischievous intention of the mind; a depraved inclination to mischief; an intention to vex, annoy, or injure another person, or to do a wrongful act without just cause or cause or excuse; a wanton disregard of the rights or safety of others; willfulness.
  3. To regard with extreme ill will.

Malice Quotations

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
Winston Churchill

The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity.
David O. McKay

If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.
Charley Reese

Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.

Gossip is when you have a malice of intent or mindless, third-party conversation to someone about someone, something you haven't said to that someone.
Iyanla Vanzant
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Malice Translations

malice in German is Bosheit {f}, Arglist {f}
malice in Spanish is argucia, malicia, maldad
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