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Another word for evil

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Adjective
  1. Morally objectionable

    See also:

    right

  2. Causing harm or injury

    See also:

    help

  3. Bringing, predicting, or characterized by misfortune

    See also:

    luck

  4. Characterized by intense ill will or spite

    See also:

    attitude

Noun
  1. That which is morally bad or objectionable

    See also:

    right

  2. A wicked act or wicked behavior

    See also:

    right

  3. Whatever is destructive or harmful

    See also:

    help

  4. A cause of suffering or harm

      1. Sorrow or grief; misery.
      2. Misfortune or wretchedness:
      3. A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
      1. A source of widespread dreadful affliction and devastation such as that caused by pestilence or war.
      2. A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
      3. A small whip used to inflict punishment.
      1. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
      2. A virulent, infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis (syn. Pasteurella pestis ) and is transmitted primarily by the bite of fleas from an infected rodent, especially a rat. In humans it occurs in bubonic form, marked by lymph node enlargement, and in pneumonic form, marked by infection of the lungs, and can progress to septicemia.
      3. A widespread affliction or calamity seen as divine retribution.
      1. Not healthy; sick:
      2. Not normal; unsound:
      3. Resulting in suffering; harmful or distressing:
      1. An appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something.
      2. Evil or misfortune that comes as if in response to such an appeal:
      3. A source or cause of evil; a scourge:
      1. A cause of harm, ruin, or death:
      2. A source of persistent annoyance or exasperation:
      3. Fatal injury or ruin:
      1. A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
      2. A cause of pain, suffering, or distress:
    See also:

    help

Another word for evil

Modifier
  1. Morally bad

    See also:

    wicked

  2. Unpropitious

Noun
  1. The quality of being evil

  2. A harmful or malicious action

      1. (idiomatic) A situation that is considered to be a disgrace, or deplorable.
      1. Intentionally violent or injurious behavior, especially that suggestive of a criminal act.
      2. Inappropriate, unethical, or unlawful conduct, especially to disadvantage an opponent.
      1. Abhorrence; disgust.
      2. A cause of abhorrence or disgust.
      1. Appalling or atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness.
      2. An appalling or atrocious act, situation, or object, especially an act of unusual or illegal cruelty inflicted by an armed force on civilians or prisoners.
      1. An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
      2. Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
      3. Resentful anger aroused by a violent or offensive act, or an instance of this:
      1. An appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something.
      2. Evil or misfortune that comes as if in response to such an appeal:
      3. A source or cause of evil; a scourge:
      1. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
      2. A virulent, infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis (syn. Pasteurella pestis ) and is transmitted primarily by the bite of fleas from an infected rodent, especially a rat. In humans it occurs in bubonic form, marked by lymph node enlargement, and in pneumonic form, marked by infection of the lungs, and can progress to septicemia.
      3. A widespread affliction or calamity seen as divine retribution.
      1. An occurrence causing widespread destruction and distress; a catastrophe.
      2. A grave misfortune.
      3. A total failure:
      1. A sudden hard stroke or hit, as with the fist or an object.
      2. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      3. An unexpected attack; an assault.
      1. A great, often sudden calamity.
      2. A complete failure; a fiasco:
      3. The concluding action of a drama, especially a classical tragedy, following the climax and containing a resolution of the plot.
      1. The act or process of contaminating.
      2. The state of being contaminated.
      3. One that contaminates.
      1. The act or process of polluting or the state of being polluted, especially the contamination of soil, water, or the atmosphere by the discharge of harmful substances.
      2. Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
      1. An event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction; a disaster:
      2. Dire distress resulting from loss or tragedy.
      1. A publicized incident that brings about disgrace or offends the moral sensibilities of society:
      2. A person, thing, or circumstance that causes or ought to cause disgrace or outrage:
      3. Damage to reputation or character caused by public disclosure of immoral or grossly improper behavior; disgrace.
      1. Not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous:
      2. Contrary to conscience, morality, or law:
      3. Unfair; unjust:
      1. Bad fortune or ill luck.
      2. The condition resulting from bad fortune or ill luck:
      3. A distressing occurrence: