Malice definitions

măl'ĭs
Active ill will; desire to harm another or to do mischief; spite.
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Evil intent; state of mind shown by intention to do, or intentional doing of, something unlawful.
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A desire to harm others or to see others suffer; extreme ill will or spite.
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Malice is defined as bad will or the desire to do bad things to another person.

An example of malice is when you hate someone and want to seek revenge.

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Malice which can be imputed to the actor because of the nature of the acts committed and the result thereby.
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The state of mind of one intentionally performing a wrongful act.
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The intent to commit an unlawful act without justification or excuse.
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An improper motive for an action, such as desire to cause injury to another.
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Intention to harm or deprive in an illegal or immoral way. Desire to take pleasure in another's misfortune.
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Origin of malice

Middle English from Old French from Latin malitia from malus bad mel-3 in Indo-European roots