Meaning of MALIGNITY in English


məˈlignəd.ē, -ətē, -i noun

( -es )

Etymology: Middle English malignitee, from Middle French malignité, from Latin malignitat-, malignitas, from malignus malign + -itat-, -itas -ity — more at malign

1. : great malignancy or malice

2. : an instance of malignant or malicious behavior or nature

Synonyms: see malice

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.