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Noun: evil  ee-vul
  1. Morally objectionable behaviour
    - immorality, wickedness, iniquity
     
  2. That which causes harm, destruction or misfortune
    "the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones";
    - ill
     
  3. The quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
    "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world";
    - evilness
Adjective: evil  ee-vul
  1. Morally bad or wrong
    "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
     
  2. Having the nature of vice
    - vicious
     
  3. Having or exerting a malignant influence
    - malefic, malevolent, malign

Derived forms: evils

See also: atrocious, bad, black, corruptive, dark, demonic, despicable, devilish, diabolic, diabolical, evil-minded, fiendish, flagitious, grievous, hellish, immoral, infernal, maleficent, mephistophelean, mephistophelian, monstrous, offensive, perversive, pestiferous, satanic, sinister, slimy, ugly, unholy, unrighteous, unworthy, vile, wicked, worthless, wretched, wrong

Type of: bad, badness, evildoing, immorality, transgression

Antonym: good

Encyclopedia: Evil, inc