noun ma·lig·nance \mə-ˈlig-nən(t)s\

Definition of MALIGNANCE

Examples of MALIGNANCE

  1. <in meting out the harsh sentence, the judge cited the exceptional malignance and ruthlessness with which the rape was committed>

First Known Use of MALIGNANCE

circa 1604


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