Malignity definition

mə-lĭgnĭ-tē
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The condition or quality of being highly dangerous or injurious; deadliness.
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An act or a feeling of great malice.
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Persistent, intense ill will or desire to harm others; great malice.
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The quality of being very harmful or dangerous; malignancy.
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A malignant act, event, or feeling.
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A non-benign cancer; a malignancy.
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Intense ill will or hatred; great malice.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
malignity
Plural:
malignities

Origin of malignity

  • From the Latin roots mal- ("bad") and -nitor ("strive"). Translated from the Ancient Greek word κακοήθεια (kakoÄ“theia, “bad character, mischievous").

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