Complete Definition of "evil"

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English

rank|agreement|ship|third|692|evil|outside|beside|worth

Etymology
OE. yfel

Pronunciation
AHD|ē-vəl, IPA|/ˈiːvəl/, SAMPA|/"i:[email protected]/
AHD|ē-vĭl, IPA|/ˈiːvɪl/, SAMPA|/"i:vIl/
audio|en-us-evil.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iːvəl|-iːvəl

Adjective
en-adj-more

  1. Intending to harm.
  2. context|of food Gone off, fattening, etc.

Derived terms
evil eye

Translations
trans-top|intending to harm
Bulgarian: лош m
Czech: zlý m
Dutch: kwaad, kwade
Finnish: paha
French: mauvais, diabolique
German: böse, übel
Greek: κακός (kakos) m, φαύλος (favlos) m, πονηρός (poniros) m
Hebrew: רוע ,פוגע בכוונת תחילה (roa)
Hindi: दुष्ट (duṣṭa), बुरा (burā), पापी (pāpī)
Icelandic: illur m, ill f illt n; vondur m, vond f, vont n; slæmur m, slæm f, slæmt n
Indonesian: jahat
Interlingua: mal, malefic
Italian: male m
trans-mid
Latin: malus m, mala f, malum n
Latvian: ļauns (1)
Old English: unriht
Polish: zły m, zła f, złe n
Portuguese: mau m, má f, maléfico m, maléfica f, ruim m|f (1,2)
Russian: злой (zloj)
Scottish Gaelic: olc m, aingidheachd f, urchaid f, truaighe f
Slovak: zlý m, zlý|zlá f, zlý|zlé n
Spanish: mal m, malo m, mala f
Swedish: ond, elak
Telugu: దుష్ట (dushTa), దెయ్యం (deyyam)
Tupinambá: poxy
Visayan: demonyo
trans-bottom

trans-top|gone off, fattening, etc.
Greek: απαίσιος (apesios) m, απεχθής (apekhthis) m
Polish: zepsuty m, zepsuta f, zepsute n
trans-mid
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Noun
wikipedia
en-noun uncountable

  1. The forces/behaviors that are the opposite or enemy of good. Evil generally seeks own benefit at the expense of others and is based on general malevolence.

#:The evils of society include murder.

  1. Any particular individual or state which may follow these forces or behaviors.

Antonyms
good

Translations
rfc-trans

Bulgarian: зло n
Czech: zlo n
Dutch: kwaad n, boze n, slechte n
Esperanto: malbono, malboneco
Finnish: pahuus, paha
French: mal m
German: Böse n, Übel n
Greek: κακός (kakos) m, πονηρός (poniros) m, διαβολικός (diavolikos) m, σατανικός (satanikos) m, φαύλος (favlos) m
Hebrew: רע (ra), רשע (resha)
Indonesian: kejahatan
Interlingua: mal
Latin: malum n
Latvian: ļaunums m, ļaunais m
mid
Norwegian: ondskap m
Old English: unriht
Polish: zło n
Portuguese: mal m
Romanian: rău m, rea f
Russian: зло n
Slovak: zlo m
Slovene: zlo n
Spanish: mal n (lo)
Swedish: ondska c
Tupinambá: poxy

Anagrams
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Revision and Credits for"evil"
  • 2007-11-20 09:55 - Jyril - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/Danwalker|Danwalker]] ([[User_talk:Danwalker|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Tohru|Tohru]]

  • Full Revision History
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