[ UK /ˈiːvə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈivəɫ/ ]
  1. morally bad or wrong
    evil purposes
    an evil influence
    evil deeds
  2. having or exerting a malignant influence
    a malefic force
    malevolent stars
  3. having the nature of vice
  1. the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
    attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world
  2. morally objectionable behavior
  3. that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune
    the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones
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How To Use evil In A Sentence

  • When Modin scored from the right circle to make it 3-0, it looked bleak for the Devils, who rallied from one-goal deficits twice before winning Game 2 in overtime. USATODAY.com - Tampa Bay creeps closer to New Jersey with 4-3 win
  • It was a bit too clean and antiseptic to be really considered an evil lair.
  • The result of such rack-rent can only be evil, —abuse and neglect of the soil, deterioration in the character of the laborers, and a widespread sense of injustice. VIII. Of the Quest of the Golden Fleece.
  • One thing he does is get up to a little competitive devilry by unveiling the Google Pack, a parcel of software programs that you can download for free (if you have a Windows PC).
  • While the Irish government generates a lot of noisy, self-righteous cant about the evils of cigarettes at home, it makes a pretty packet from ‘selling death’ abroad.
  • The one are fellows called devilish good -- the other, fellows called devilish gentleman like. Godolphin, Complete
  • Gone are the spelling rules that bedeviled many students' days.
  • Man is a god or a devil to his neighbour. 
  • I don't think you're playing devil's advocate (a word every/filmer seems to want use) simply by making entirely senseless comparisons between films like Transformers and There Will Be Blood, and ranting on with points of view that even someone in defense of Transformers would never use. Things I Noticed While Watching 20 Minutes of JJ Abrams’ Star Trek | /Film
  • The preoccupation with the problem of evil, asserts Nietzsche, enervates the human spirit.
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