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malicious División en sílabas: ma·li·cious
Pronunciación: /məˈliSHəs/

Definición de malicious en inglés:

adjetivo

Characterized by malice; intending or intended to do harm: malicious destruction of property the transmission of malicious software such as computer viruses
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Lord Steyn was contrasting damages for malicious falsehood with damages for libel.
  • There was in fact no evidence of malicious attack by any third party, let alone the claimant.
  • Atkinson pleaded not guilty to malicious wounding but admitted unlawful wounding.
Sinónimos
spiteful, malevolent, evil-intentioned, vindictive, vengeful, malign, mean, nasty, hurtful, mischievous, wounding, cruel, unkind
informal bitchy, catty
literary malefic, maleficent

Derivados

maliciously

1
Pronunciación: /məˈliSHəslē/
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In addition, the plaintiff complains that the defendant has maliciously damaged her car by scratching the paintwork.
  • It may be evidence, however, that the defendant is acting maliciously.
  • The word ‘wrongfully’ in such a case is here construed to mean knowingly rather than maliciously.

maliciousness

2
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The plaintiff claims that the lack of disclosure demonstrates maliciousness on the part of the investigative and prosecutorial defendants.
  • Their eyes were judging, almost cruel, with a hint of maliciousness.
  • Through carelessness or maliciousness, many of Australia's bushfires are caused by humans.

Origen

Middle English (also in the sense 'wicked'): from Old French malicios, from Latin malitiosus, from malitia (see malice).

Palabras que riman con malicious

adventitious, Aloysius, ambitious, auspicious, avaricious, capricious, conspicuous, delicious, expeditious, factitious, fictitious, flagitious, judicious, lubricious, Mauritius, meretricious, nutritious, officious, pernicious, propitious, repetitious, seditious, siliceous, superstitious, suppositious, surreptitious, suspicious, vicious

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