- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||wishing or doing evil to others; ill-willed; malicious.
The spirits haunting this house are mischievous but not malevolent.Since my promotion, the administrative assistant looks at me with a malevolent glare.
- similar words:
- catty, destructive, evil, malicious, malign, malignant, miscreant, spiteful, vicious
||bad, bitter, cruel, destructive, diabolic, diabolical, hateful, inimical, mean, satanic, virulent, wanton