malignancy

[ muh-lig-nuh n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF malignancy

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MALIGNANCY

What could save him if I disappointed the malignancy of Madame.

Malignancy was rampant and Arnold was pursued with great bitterness.

In poetry the characteristic most often attributed to a snake is malignancy.

She did not see his face change and contort itself into malignancy.

If she was as good as she is bad there would be nothing to say against her; but her malignancy is intolerable.

It stood for something, in each of them, which gnawed their minds like a malignancy.

Of the malignancy of their wit, we must preserve one specimen.

The malignancy of publishers, however, could not turn me back.

But the negro spoke sullenly, and there was still a sparkle of malignancy in his look.

Deep the malignancy; but deeper yet the efficacy of Mida's vow.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "malignant nature," from malignant + -cy. Of growths, tumors, from 1680s.

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