Wishing evil; disposed to injure others; rejoicing in another's misfortune.

Synonyms: Ill-disposed, envious, mischievous, evil-minded, spiteful, malicious, malignant, rancorous.

Origin: L. Malevolens, -entis; male ill + volens, p. Pr. Of velle to be willing or disposed, to wish. See Malice, and Voluntary.

(01 Mar 1998)

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