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

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca