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Definition of Malevolence

  • The quality or state of being malevolent; evil disposition toward another; inclination to injure others; ill will. See Synonym of Malice.
  • the quality of threatening evil
  • wishing evil to others

How to use malevolence in a sentence. Malevolence pronunciation.

Some believed it assumed, and I never could comprehend the foolish reasons given by these persons on this subject which malevolence tried to 'gular' fact which carries its great number of these evil-thinking, suspicious persons, one part accused the Emperor of being a libertine, supposing him the father of many natural children, and the other thought him incapable of obtaining children even by a young princess only nineteen years of age, their hatred thus blinding their judgment.
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He seemed to wish to find some outlet for malevolence, but, failing one, he remained silent.
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The subtlest feature of his malevolence had been that, whereas on other days he had taken her aside to criticize her, on this day he had spoken out-gently, deprecatingly, but frankly-before the whole company.
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But Shorland could not get rid of the feeling of active malevolence in them.
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The point is that if I am to be subjected to your-your senile malevolence every time you have a twinge of indigestion, no amount of money could pay me to stop on.
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The flush slowly faded from his cheeks and in his eyes there gleamed something besides the malevolence of a few moments before.
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If, in defiance of chaotic malevolence, the destroyer of the temple of Diana yet survives in the name of Erostratus, surely we may confidently predict that the rebuilder of the temple of Apollo will stand recorded to distant posterity in that of-SAMUEL WHITBREAD.
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For Sophia Mr. Critchlow had always been the personification of malignity and malevolence, and now these qualities in him made him, to her, almost obscene.
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Someone throws blame on a poor harmless person for no cause in the world but out of sheer malevolence, or love of mischief, and at once others join in.
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I swear by the Sun of Revelation, which hath shone forth from the horizon of the heaven of the Kingdom of the Merciful One, that, if any [other] expositor or speaker had been beheld, I would not have made Myself an object for the malevolence and the calumnies of mankind.
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If his words needed amplification it could be found in the wolfish malevolence of his lean face or in the tremor which shook him; the thin space of a thought divided him from action.
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The lips of Red Jim twitched to a sneering malevolence mingled with gloom.
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The young woman readjusted her somewhat draggled plumes with a feeble, faded coquetry; Mother Shipton eyed the possessor of "Five-Spot" with malevolence, and Uncle Billy included the whole party in one sweeping anathema.
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Before long their brutal tyranny and deep-laid malevolence became apparent.
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It is now our still more melancholy task to apply its salutary though severe enactments to a case of a very singular character, in which the crime (for a crime it is, and a deep one) arose less out of the malevolence of the heart, than the error of the understanding-less from any idea of committing wrong, than from an unhappily perverted notion of that which is right.
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There was a truth in Lamb's jest, that it was Southey's _Vision of Judgement_ which was worthy of prosecution; that "Lord Byron's poem was of a most good-natured description-no malevolence" (_Diary of H. C. Robinson_, 1869, ii.
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Harley was one of those few friends whom the malevolence of fortune had yet left me; I could not therefore but be sensibly concerned for his present indisposition; there seldom passed a day on which I did not make inquiry about him.
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My lover," she laughed scornfully, "is quite safe even from your malevolence.
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A general election was now approaching: the great Oxfordshire contest already blazed with all the malevolence of party-zeal.
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Perhaps no human being was ever more perfectly exempt from the taint of malevolence, vanity, or falsehood.
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Examples of Malevolence

Example #1
If Napoleon had natural children, why could he not have legitimate ones, especially with a young wife who was known to be in most flourishing health.
Example #2
Many persons had doubted Marie Louise's pregnancy.
Example #3
The glance, the slight quiver of the upper lip, were not lost upon Katharine.
Example #4
He looked from one to the other, and seemed to take stock of Denham's unfashionable appearance.
Example #5
Never had Mildred Gower been so sad and so blue as she was that day and that night.
Example #6
Mildred's face grew red with white streaks across it, like the prints of a lash.