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Evil

Evil

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Having or exerting a malignant influence
"Malevolent stars"
"A malefic force"
(2)   Tending to cause great harm
(3)   Morally bad or wrong
"Evil purposes"
"An evil influence"
"Evil deeds"
(4)   Having the nature of vice

noun


(5)   Morally objectionable behavior
(6)   The quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
"Attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"
(7)   That which causes harm or destruction or misfortune
"The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
Wiktonary



Adjective



  1. Intending to harm; malevolent.
  2. Morally corrupt.

Noun


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