Part of speech:
(Archaic) Feeling or showing hate; malicious; malevolent
Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
Unfriendly, unkindly, or unfavorable (toward) or unreceptive (to)
Evil or immoral:
Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
(Informal, of a person or remark) With subtle hostility in an effort to hurt, annoy, or upset.
Characterized by anger or spite; malicious:
Malevolent is defined as someone or something that is harmful or evil.
Very harmful, dangerous, or virulent
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
The definition of pernicious is deadly or very destructive.
Feeling or showing resentment
Full of or given to revenge.
Wicked, evil, or dishonest, esp. in some dark, mysterious way
The definition of snide is someone or something rude, snobby, mocking, devious or underhanded.
(Zool.) Having a poison gland or glands and able to inflict a poisonous wound by biting or stinging
The definition of vicious is someone or something that is especially cruel, harsh or violent, especially when the unkindness is done intentionally.
Extremely hostile or malicious:
Heedful, careful, attentive, etc.; esp., considerate of others; kind
Gentle; tractable; easily governed.
Of, expressing, feeling, or resulting from sympathy:
Served without milk or cream:
In a bad mood; irritable or cranky.
Characterized by intense ill will or spite
(Sometimes hyphenated) Of, pertaining to, or possessing such a manner of expression.
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