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1. malice

noun. ['ˈmæləs, ˈmælɪs'] the quality of threatening evil.

Synonyms

  • bitchiness
  • malevolence
  • spite
  • harshness
  • meanness
  • evil
  • malevolency
  • nastiness
  • cattiness
  • evilness
  • beastliness
  • spitefulness
  • cruelty

Antonyms

  • good
  • beneficence
  • love
  • pleasantness

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How do you pronounce malice?

Pronounce malice as ˈmælɪs.

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Example sentences of the word malice


1. Noun, singular or mass
However, you cannot make a false statement of fact or say things about her out of malice.

Quotes containing the word malice


1. This being human is a guest house. Every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor...Welcome and entertain them all. Treat each guest honorably. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.
- Rumi

2. Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
- Robert A. Heinlein

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

2. malice

noun. ['ˈmæləs, ˈmælɪs'] feeling a need to see others suffer.

Synonyms

  • maliciousness
  • spite
  • malevolence
  • spitefulness
  • malignity

Antonyms

  • smoothness
  • generosity
  • moral
  • right
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