Thursday, July 21, 2011

malevolent


malevolent [ muh’-LEV-uh’-luh’ nt ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. having or displaying ill-will, hatred; disposed to causing harm or evil to others; malicious
2. having an evil, malicious influence
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His malevolent attitude towards those who were more successful revealed a very mediocre character.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 With his scraggly matted hair, chalky-white scarred face, smudged raccoon eyes and drunkenly-applied blood-red lipstick -- all the more disturbing when worn with a neat shirt, tie and vest -- Ledger seemed to have tapped into his darkest, deepest demons, only to channel them back into a malevolent anti-hero.