Meaning of malevolent
Pronunciation: (mu-lev'u-lunt), [key]
- wishing evil or harm to another or others; showing ill will; ill-disposed; malicious: His failures made him malevolent toward those who were successful.
- evil; harmful; injurious: a malevolent inclination to destroy the happiness of others.
- evil or malign in influence.
- malevolent (Thesaurus)