Malefic meaning

mə-lĕfĭk
Having or exerting a malignant influence.
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Malicious or harmful.
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Causing disaster; harmful; evil.
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Having an evil or harmful influence; baleful. [from 17th c.]
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Origin of malefic

  • Latin maleficus male ill mel-3 in Indo-European roots -ficus -fic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin maleficus.

    From Wiktionary