Maleficence vs Malefactor - What's the difference?

maleficence | malefactor |


As nouns the difference between maleficence and malefactor

is that maleficence is harmfulness or mischief while malefactor is a criminal or felon.

maleficence

English

Noun

  • harmfulness or mischief
  • Antonyms

    * beneficence

    malefactor

    English

    Alternative forms

    * malefactour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A criminal or felon.
  • An evildoer.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * See also

    Antonyms

    * benefactor