Hateful vs Malice - What's the difference?

hateful | malice |


As an adjective hateful

is evoking a feeling of hatred.

As a noun malice is

intention to harm or deprive in an illegal or immoral way desire to take pleasure in another's misfortune.

hateful

English

Alternative forms

* hatefull

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Evoking a feeling of hatred.
  • Dislikeable.
  • Full of hatred.
  • Derived terms

    * hatefully * hatefulness

    Antonyms

    * loveful

    malice

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Intention to harm or deprive in an illegal or immoral way. Desire to take pleasure in another's misfortune.
  • * 1981 , , Valis , ISBN 0-553-20594-3, page 67:
  • not only was there no gratitude (which he could psychologically handle) but downright malice showed itself instead.

    Synonyms

    * ill will * wickedness * evilness

    Derived terms

    * malicious

    Anagrams

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