Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun malignance

2 senses of malignance

Sense 1
malignancy, malignance -- ((medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death)
       => disease -- (an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning)

Sense 2
malignity, malignancy, malignance -- (quality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will)
       => evil, evilness -- (the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice; "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world")

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