Malicious Synonyms and Antonyms

mə-lĭsh'əs

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Synonyms for Malicious

Of a kind likely to be damaging; injurious
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Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
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The definition of snide is someone or something rude, snobby, mocking, devious or underhanded.
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Extremely hostile or malicious:
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(Sometimes hyphenated) Of, pertaining to, or possessing such a manner of expression.
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The definition of pernicious is deadly or very destructive.
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Full of or given to revenge.
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Characterized by anger or spite; malicious:
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Of, relating to, being, or having the quality of felony; malignant; malicious; villainous; traitorous; perfidious.
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In a bad mood; irritable or cranky.
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Very harmful, dangerous, or virulent
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Malevolent is defined as someone or something that is harmful or evil.
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The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
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Feeling or showing resentment
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Wicked, evil, or dishonest, esp. in some dark, mysterious way
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(Zool.) Having a poison gland or glands and able to inflict a poisonous wound by biting or stinging
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The definition of vicious is someone or something that is especially cruel, harsh or violent, especially when the unkindness is done intentionally.
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Unfriendly, unkindly, or unfavorable (toward) or unreceptive (to)
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Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
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(Informal, of a person or remark) With subtle hostility in an effort to hurt, annoy, or upset.
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Served without milk or cream:
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(Informal) Very unpleasant or unappealing:
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Antonyms for Malicious

Possessing or manifesting love for mankind.
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Heedful, careful, attentive, etc.; esp., considerate of others; kind
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Not malicious.
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Having an easy relationship with something, as in user-friendly etc.
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(Especially when capitalized) Holy.
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Gentle; tractable; easily governed.
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Of, expressing, feeling, or resulting from sympathy:
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Words Related to Malicious

Characterized by intense ill will or spite
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Evil or immoral:
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