spitefulness

  • 1 spitefulness — index ill will, malice, rancor, spite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 spitefulness — spiteful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing or caused by malice. DERIVATIVES spitefully adverb spitefulness noun …

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  • 3 Spitefulness — Spiteful Spite ful, a. Filled with, or showing, spite; having a desire to vex, annoy, or injure; malignant; malicious; as, a spiteful person or act. Shak. {Spite ful*ly}, adv. {Spite ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 spitefulness — noun see spiteful …

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  • 5 spitefulness — See spitefully. * * * …

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  • 6 spitefulness — noun a) The state or quality of being spiteful. b) The result or product of being spiteful …

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  • 7 spitefulness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A desire to harm others or to see others suffer: despitefulness, ill will, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, nastiness, poisonousness, spite, venomousness, viciousness. See… …

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  • 8 spitefulness — spite·ful·ness || spaɪtfÊŠlnɪs n. maliciousness, malevolence, vindictiveness, ill will …

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  • 9 spitefulness — spite·ful·ness …

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  • 10 spitefulness — noun 1. malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty • Syn: ↑cattiness, ↑bitchiness, ↑spite, ↑nastiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑nasty (for: ↑nastiness), ↑ …

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  • 11 revenge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. &v. See retaliation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of returning an injury] Syn. vengeance, requital, reprisal, getting even, measure for measure, an eye for an eye, blow for blow, tit for tat,… …

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  • 12 spite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. malice, ill will, grudge, malignity, malevolence. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. umbrage, malice, malignity, resentment, ill will, hatred, contempt, harsh feeling, grudge, antipathy, enmity, animosity,… …

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  • 13 bitchiness — noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty • Syn: ↑cattiness, ↑spite, ↑spitefulness, ↑nastiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑nasty (for: ↑nastiness), ↑ …

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  • 14 cattiness — noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty • Syn: ↑bitchiness, ↑spite, ↑spitefulness, ↑nastiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑nasty (for: ↑nastiness), ↑ …

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  • 15 malevolence — noun 1. wishing evil to others • Syn: ↑malignity • Ant: ↑benevolence • Derivationally related forms: ↑malevolent • Hypernyms: ↑hate, ↑hatred …

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  • 16 maliciousness — noun feeling a need to see others suffer • Syn: ↑malice, ↑spite, ↑spitefulness, ↑venom • Derivationally related forms: ↑venomous (for: ↑venom), ↑spitef …

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  • 17 nastiness — noun 1. malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty • Syn: ↑cattiness, ↑bitchiness, ↑spite, ↑spitefulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑nasty, ↑spiteful (for: ↑ …

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  • 18 Inveteracy — In*vet er*a*cy, n. [From {Inveterate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Firm establishment by long continuance; firmness or deep rooted obstinacy of any quality or state acquired by time; as, the inveteracy of custom, habit, or disease; usually in a bad sense; …

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  • 19 spiteful — adjective Date: 15th century filled with or showing spite ; malicious • spitefully adverb • spitefulness noun …

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  • 20 Beat Generation — The Beat Generation is a term used to describe both a group of American writers who came to prominence in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the cultural phenomena that they wrote about and inspired (later sometimes called beatniks ): a… …

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