Malignant meaning

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The definition of malignant is something evil or intending harm, a tumor that is spreading, or a disease that is invasive.

An example of malignant is a plan to do you harm.

An example of malignant is a cancerous tumor that is growing.

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Having or showing ill will; malicious.

Malignant thoughts.

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Having an evil influence; malign.
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Wishing evil; very malevolent or malicious.
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Very harmful, dangerous, or virulent.
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Malcontent; rebellious; disaffected.
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A malcontent.
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Tending to metastasize.

A malignant tumor.

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Virulent or threatening to life.

A malignant disease.

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Tending to have a destructive clinical course, as a malignant illness.
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Relating to cancer cells that are invasive and tend to metastasize. Malignant tumor cells are histologically more primitive than normal tissue.
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Malignant temper; malignant revenge; malignant infection.

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(oncology) Harmfully cancerous; as a malignant tumor.
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(plural malignants)
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