[ US /məˈɫɪʃəs/ ]
[ UK /mɐlˈɪʃəs/ ]
  1. having the nature of or resulting from malice
    took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince
    malicious gossip
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How To Use malicious In A Sentence

  • I open my eyes and there are her deep, cold, violet, malicious eyes, staring at me.
  • Here's John Adams on Thomas Paine's famous 1776 pamphlet "Common Sense": "What a poor, ignorant, malicious, short-sighted, crapulous mass. William Hogeland: How John Adams and Thomas Paine Clashed Over Economic Equality
  • This implementation of the principle of least privilege helps contain security breaches arising from buggy code, malicious code, user error and malicious users.
  • took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince
  • The similarity of the two fires suggests the possibility of malicious intent.
  • I furiously scratched out what I had just written in the notebook, and replaced it with more than just a few malicious thoughts.
  • Ministry of Justice figures put the incidence of malicious allegations at 3 per cent of claims. Times, Sunday Times
  • False or malicious claims account for just three per cent of allegations. The Sun
  • There is already an affective disconnect with texting, facebooking and other social networking, and kids now are loosing their ability to read body language, facial expressions and other nonverbal cues and truly "egging" each other on with malicious behaviors through the use of texting, myspace and other social media. LIVE Blog: Chat with us during the show
  • Have we not frequent apologies of our divines for the confutation of such false, malicious, and putid criminations? The Sermons of John Owen
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