Hatred vs Malignity - What's the difference?

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Hatred is a synonym of malignity.


As nouns the difference between hatred and malignity

is that hatred is strong aversion; intense dislike; hateful regard; an affection of the mind awakened by something regarded as unpleasant, harmful or evil while malignity is the quality of being malign or malignant; badness, evilness, monstrosity, depravity, maliciousness.

hatred

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Noun

(en noun)
  • Strong aversion; intense dislike; hateful regard; an affection of the mind awakened by something regarded as unpleasant, harmful or evil.
  • * 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. ยง 34.
  • the very circumstance which renders it so innocent is what chiefly exposes it to the public hatred
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=8 citation , passage=It was a casual sneer, obviously one of a long line. There was hatred behind it, but of a quiet, chronic type, nothing new or unduly virulent, and he was taken aback by the flicker of amazed incredulity that passed over the younger man's ravaged face.}}
  • * (David Crystal)
  • Fears and hatreds pay no attention to facts.

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    malignity

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    Noun

  • The quality of being malign or malignant; badness, evilness, monstrosity, depravity, maliciousness.
  • * 1861 , Charles Dickens, Great Expectations , :
  • His enjoyment of the spectacle I furnished, as he sat with his arms folded on the table, shaking his head at me and hugging himself, had a malignity in it that made me tremble.
  • A non-benign cancer; a malignancy.
  • * 2005 , Jun;106(3):177-80 English abstract of French article "Multiple metastases of a mandibular ameloblastoma" R.L. Abada et al., "Multiple metastases of a mandibular ameloblastoma", Revue de stomatologie et de chirurgie maxillo-faciale
  • The absence of any histological sign of malignity in the primary tumor and in the metastases, as observed in our patient, is remarkable.

    References

    * Webster's Dictionary On-line * Catholic Archives Notre Dame University * (w, Strong's Concordance) * King James Version of the Bible