What is another word for malignity?

178 synonyms found


[ məlˈɪɡnɪti], [ məlˈɪɡnɪti], [ m_ə_l_ˈɪ_ɡ_n_ɪ_t_i]

Synonyms for Malignity:

How to use "Malignity" in context?

Malignity is a quality or state of being harmful or destructive. It is opposed to benignity, which is the quality or state of being helpful or constructive. Malignity can refer to a discrete harm inflicted on someone, such as physical or emotional harm, or it can refer to an underlying state or quality that gives rise to harmful behavior, such as a Personality Disorder. Malignity is generally viewed as a moral evil, and is considered one of the seven deadly sins.

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