ma·​lig·​nance | \ mə-ˈlig-nən(t)s How to pronounce malignance (audio) \

Definition of malignance

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Recent Examples on the Web Consequently, the growth disruption itself has exacerbated the cultural and economic malignance that helped create the underperforming trend in the first place. David L. Bahnsen, National Review, "A New Era of Angst and How to Navigate It," 13 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of malignance

circa 1604, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of malignance was circa 1604

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“Malignance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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