Synonyms for Malevolent:
malignant, wicked, vindictive, malicious, sinister, evil, spiteful, malign, rancorous, baleful, vicious, despiteful, catty, hostile.
churlish, hateful, corrosive, nasty, Black-hearted, catty, virulent, treacherous, venomous, sullen, baneful, wicked, spiteful, ill-natured, hurtful, mean, perfidious, hostile, baleful, foul, bitter, malignant, evil, antagonistic, malicious, rancorous, vicious, sinister, vindictive.
galled, discontent, irritated, vexed, Spleenful, resentful, antagonistic, offended, embittered, splenetic, sore, bitter, vindictive, miffed, stung, Huffed, acerbic, envious, spiteful, Piqued, infuriated, hurt.
crabby, frowning, melancholy, uncooperative, cynical, dour, dark, unsociable, surly, long-faced, dejected, cantankerous, dissociable, glum, unfriendly, fretful, obstinate, sour, beetle-browed, sullen, glowering, grumpy, noncooperative, morose, sulky, grouchy, irascible, moody, gloomy, grim, scowling, hostile, broody, ungenial, Moping, cross, mean, contrary, petulant.
n.gross, deviant, amoral, sinful, sordid, unethical, perverted, immoral. despiteful, black, attitude. •malevolent (noun)
cattish, vicious, malefic, evil, malign, malicious, beady-eyed, malignant, poisonous, venomous, venomed, catty, maleficent.
despiteful. black. •Other relevant words:
beady-eyed, deviant, venomed, amoral, poisonous, gross, black, attitude, maleficent, cattish, perverted, despiteful, unethical, malign, immoral, sinful, sordid, malefic.
Usage examples for malevolent
They were, however, far from equally matched, and that was the cause of Grizzie's cry; for the one was the somewhat ancient colley named Covenant, whose teeth were not what they had been, and the other a mastiff belonging to Lord Lick- my- loof, young and malevolent loosed from the chain the first time that night for a month. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald