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Definition of Malice

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

A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt.
Jean Racine

Every day in the year there comes some malice into the world, and where it comes from is no good place.
Lady Gregory

There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people - we are, as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size.
Eric Hoffer

Malice is only another name for mediocrity.
Patrick Kavanagh
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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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