malice malice  /ˈmæ ləs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) feeling a need to see others suffer
  2. (n) the quality of threatening evil

Usage(s):

  1. Though Linda did not intend malice, her sharp tongue did leave wounds, reducing Peter to tears.
  2. Precisely because that malice must be proved, the lawyer argued, the defendant civil rights leaders must face trial.
  3. US claimed that Iraq's malice has an echo in other parts of the Middle East, exacerbating tensions between Sunnis and Shi'ites.

News

  1. The Hype: How much would you pay to punch someone?

    Your browser does not support iframes. The “Malice in the Palace” cost Stephen Jackson $3 million in fines for hitting a fan, but the money is the only thing Jackson regrets. Jackson claims he enjoyed punching a fan in the … Continue reading ?
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NBC on Yahoo! Sports via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Stephen Jackson On Malice At The Palace: ‘It Felt Good To Hit A Fan’

    NBA player Stephen Jackson says that it 'felt good to hit a fan' at the Malice At The Palace.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS Philadelphia

  3. Palace Malice is fourth Belmont winner for Farish, Lane’s End

    A popular expression used to describe an appealing horse in the bloodstock market is to say that he or she “ticked all the boxes.” For breeder William S. Farish III, Palace Malice’s triumph in the Belmont Stakes did just that.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

Quotes

  1. After the Van Persie incident, the City manager Mark Hughes said: "Emmanuel strongly maintains that there was no malice intended in the challenge on Robin van Persie and apologised to him when he hugged him on leaving the field of play at the end of...
    on Sep 16, 2009 By: Mark Hughes Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Football is a contact sport, and one factor should be whether there was malice and intention," said Klose, who has scored 11 World Cup goals. "I thought I went after the ball."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Miroslav Klose Source: The Associated Press

  3. For his part, Dallaglio, who retires from all rugby next month, said, "I acknowledge that my actions infringed the rules, although I wish to stress that they were unintentional and without any malice. I have apologised to Julian White. I hope that I...
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Lawrence Dallaglio Source: Independent

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