KJV Dictionary Definition: malicious


MALI'CIOUS, a. Harboring ill will or enmity without provocation; malevolent in the extreme; malignant in heart.

I grant him bloody,

Sudden, malicious, smacking of every sin

That has a name.

1. Proceeding from extreme hatred or ill will; dictated by malice; as a malicious report.


MALI'CIOUSLY, adv. With malice; with extreme enmity or ill will; with deliberate intention to injure.


MALI'CIOUSNESS, n. The quality of being malicious; extreme enmity or disposition to injure; malignity.