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  Definition of evil
  1. morally objectionable behavior
  2. the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice; "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"
  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"- Shakespeare
  4. having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"
  5. tending to cause great harm
  6. morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
  7. having the nature of vice
Similar Words: immorality, wickedness, iniquity, evilness, malefic, malevolent, malign, harmful, injurious, wicked, depraved, vicious

 

See Also: bad, immoral, offensive, unrighteous, wicked, wrong

 

Hyponyms: deviltry, devilry, foul play, irreverence, violation, malevolence, malevolency, malice, malignity, malignancy, malignance, maleficence, mischief, balefulness, worst, nefariousness, wickedness, vileness, reprehensibility, villainy, villainousness, perversity, error, wrongdoing, frailty, vice, Four Horsemen

 

Attributes: wicked, evilness

 

Anagrams: veil, Levi, live, vile

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: зло and лош   Dutch: kwaad  
Esperanto: malbono   Finnish: paha and pahuus  
French: mal and mauvais   German: böse  
Greek: κακός   Hebrew: רוע and רע  
Hindi: दुष्ट   Icelandic: illur  
Indonesian: jahat and kejahatan   Interlingua: mal  
Italian: male   Latin: malum and malus  
Latvian: ļauns and ļaunums   Norwegian: ondskap  
Polish: zło and zły   Portuguese: mal and mau  
Romanian: rău   Russian: зло and злой  
Slovak: zlý and zlo   Slovene: zlo  
Spanish: mal   Swedish: ond and ondska  
Telugu: దుష్ట  
 
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