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malevolent

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No mans error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
Thomas Hobbes
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Etymology

Latin, from male 'ill' + velle 'to wish'.

Adjective

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Positive
malevolent

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  1. having or displaying ill will; wishing harm on others
  2. having an evil or harmful influence

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