Synonyms of malignant in English:



  • 1 a malignant disease
    virulent, very infectious, invasive, uncontrollable, dangerous, deadly, fatal, incurable, life-threatening
    [Antonyms] curable
  • 2 a malignant growth
    [Antonyms] benign
  • 3 a malignant thought
    spiteful, malicious, malevolent, evil-intentioned, vindictive, vengeful, malign, mean, nasty, hurtful, mischievous, wounding, cruel, unkind
    informal bitchy, catty
    literary malefic, maleficent
    [Antonyms] benevolent
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