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

 ma·lig·ni·ty /məˈlɪgnəti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·lig·ni·ty n.
 1. The state or quality of being malignant; disposition to do evil; virulent enmity; malignancy; malice; spite.
 2. Virulence; deadly quality.
    His physicians discerned an invincible malignity in his disease.   --Hayward.
 3. Extreme evilness of nature or influence; perniciousness; heinousness; as, the malignity of fraud. [R.]
 Syn: -- See Malice.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: wishing evil to others [syn: malevolence] [ant: benevolence]
      2: quality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will [syn: malignancy,
          malignance] [ant: benignity, benignity]