Associations to the word «Malice»


MALICE, noun. Intention to harm or deprive in an illegal or immoral way. Desire to take pleasure in another's misfortune.
MALICE AFORETHOUGHT, noun. (legal) The criminal intent which precedes a crime, especially murder.
MALICE PREPENSE, noun. Malice aforethought.

Dictionary definition

MALICE, noun. Feeling a need to see others suffer.
MALICE, noun. The quality of threatening evil.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.