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English definition of “malignant”

malignant

adjective (EVIL)    /məˈlɪɡ.nənt/ formal
having a strong wish to do harm : He developed a malignant hatred for the land of his birth .Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseMorally wrong and evilDishonest malignantly     /-li/ adverb Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
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