Malevolent is an adjective that is used to describe having or showing desire to cause harm to another person. Evil, harmful, malicious.


  1. Due to their upbringing, they became a ‘malevolent’ group of individuals.
  2. Because of her apparent ‘malevolent’ nature, people did not want to associate themselves with her.
  3. He resented all of his mistake and therefor was ‘malevolent’ towards those that were happy with their own lives.

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