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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “evil”

evil

adjective
 
 
/ˈiː.vəl/
morally bad, cruel, or very unpleasant
道德败坏的;邪恶的,恶毒的;讨厌的
an evil dictator
邪恶的独裁者
These people are just evil.
这些人太恶毒了。
Morally wrong and evilDishonest
If the weather or a smell is evil, it is very unpleasant.
天气或气味讨厌的;令人不舒服的;令人作呕的
Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
(Definition of evil adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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