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malice

Saltos de línea: mal¦ice
Pronunciación: /ˈmalɪs
 
/

Definición de malice en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1The desire to harm someone; ill will: I bear no malice towards anybody
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This time, the devastation resulted not from the malice of evil men, but from the fury of water and wind.
  • There are those who have tainted their blood with evil and malice.
  • Meanwhile, the red eyes were still there, glittering and watching in malice and evil.
Sinónimos
1.1 Law Wrongful intention, especially as increasing the guilt of certain offences.
Example sentences
  • Consequently it limited the damages in such cases unless the plaintiff proved actual malice.
  • The privilege could nevertheless be defeated if actual malice was proved by the plaintiff.
  • Nevertheless, the prosecution can contend that the doctrine of transferred malice applies.

Origen

Middle English: via Old French from Latin malitia, from malus 'bad'.

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