Malignant vs Zoilus - What's the difference?

malignant | zoilus |


As nouns the difference between malignant and zoilus

is that malignant is while zoilus is a critic characterized as bitter, carping, malignant.

As an adjective malignant

is harmful, malevolent, injurious.

malignant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Harmful, malevolent, injurious.
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  • (medicine) Tending to produce death; threatening a fatal issue.
  • malignant diphtheria
    a malignant tumor

    Antonyms

    * (medicine) benign

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • * 1823 , The Retrospective Review (volume 7, page 11)
  • As devout Stephen was carried to his burial by devout men, so is it just and equal that malignants should carry malignants
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    zoilus

    English

    (wikipedia Zoilus)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (400 – 320 B.C.) An ancient Greek rhetorician, philosopher, who harshly criticized Homer's poems.
  • Derived terms

    *zoilus