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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ma·lig·nance /məˈlɪgnən(t)s/
 惡意;怨恨;惡性

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·lig·nance Ma·lig·nan·cy , n.
 1. The state or quality of being malignant; extreme malevolence; bitter enmity; malice; disposition toward evil; intense ill will; as, malignancy of heart.
 2. Unfavorableness; evil nature.
    The malignancy of my fate might perhaps distemner yours.   --Shak.
 3. Med. Virulence; tendency to a fatal issue; as, the malignancy of an ulcer or of a fever.
 5. The state of being a malignant.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 malignance
      n 1: (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to
           treatment and tending to cause death [syn: malignancy]
      2: quality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will [syn: malignity,
          malignancy] [ant: benignity, benignity]