Malevolent is an adjective that is used to describe having or showing desire to cause harm to another person. Evil, harmful, malicious.
- Due to their upbringing, they became a ‘malevolent’ group of individuals.
- Because of her apparent ‘malevolent’ nature, people did not want to associate themselves with her.
- He resented all of his mistake and therefor was ‘malevolent’ towards those that were happy with their own lives.