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Meaning of MALEFICENCE

Pronunciation:  mu'lefisuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality or nature of being harmful or evil
  2. [n]  doing or causing evil
 

MALEFICENCE is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: balefulness, mischief
 
 Antonyms: beneficence, beneficence
 
 See Also: evil, evilness, malevolence, malignity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ma*lef"i*cence\, n. [L. maleficentia. Cf.
{Malfeasance}.]
Evil doing, esp. to others.

 

 

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