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Via French from Latin malignus, from malus (bad) + genus (sort, kind). Compare benign.

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Malign (comparative more Malign, superlative most Malign)

Positive
Malign

Comparative
more Malign

Superlative
most Malign

  1. evil or malignant in disposition, nature, intent or influence.
  2. malevolent.

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Infinitive
to Malign

Third person singular
Maligns

Simple past
Maligned

Past participle
Maligned

Present participle
Maligning

to Malign (third-person singular simple present Maligns, present participle Maligning, simple past and past participle Maligned)
  1. (transitive) To make defamatory statements about someone or something.

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io:malign it:malign kn:malign hu:malign ml:malign nl:malign fi:malign sv:malign ta:malign te:malign vi:malign zh:malign

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