Synonyms for Spitefulness:
n.venomousness, attitude, ill will, poisonousness, malignity, despitefulness. revenge, vindictiveness, forgiveness, vengefulness. •backbiting (noun)
rancor, wickedness, coldness, venom.
contention, combativeness, contrariety, coldness, loathing, malice, quarrelsomeness, resentment, rancor, hostility, conflict, Inimicality, antagonism, antipathy, hatred, inharmoniousness, opposition, dislike, friction, discordance, animosity, polarity, tension, malevolence, Adverseness, incompatibility, bad blood, unfriendliness, coolness, enmity, Averseness, hard feelings, wrath, alienation.
dislike, animosity, bad blood, bitterness, antipathy, malevolence.
•ill will (noun)
antagonism, acrimony, unfriendliness, hard feelings, hostility.
bitterness, causticity, acrimony, peevishness, cantankerousness, petulance, Crustiness, surliness, acerbity, tartness, Bearishness, touchiness, pettiness, bitchiness, Prickliness, crankiness, acidity, bellicosity, Churlishness, sourness, irascibility, crabbedness, irritability, huffiness, crossness.
foulness, bane, cattiness, wickedness, corrosiveness, maliciousness, venom, hatefulness, nastiness, evil, meanness, hurtfulness, virulence, malignancy, sinisterness, ill nature, viciousness.
bane, vindictiveness, acerbity, hatefulness.
malice, ill will, meanness, malignity, despitefulness, spite, poisonousness, enmity, vengefulness, bitchiness, revenge, viciousness, evil, maliciousness, resentment, venomousness, venom, nastiness, hatred, cattiness, malignancy.
vindictiveness, vengefulness, venomousness, despitefulness, poisonousness. malignity, revenge. ill will. •Other relevant words:
attitude, venomousness, malignity, forgiveness, vengefulness, despitefulness, poisonousness, vindictiveness, revenge, spite.
Usage examples for spitefulness
We may not be ill- natured, and the sweet charity that " thinketh no evil" may have a home in our hearts; yet sometimes, if we are not watchful, it may fall asleep, and bitterness, or the spirit of spitefulness come creeping stealthily to the surface. – The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms by John A. Cone