Found 3 items, similar to evil.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
adj 1: morally bad or wrong; “evil purposes”
; “an evil influence”
] [ant: good
2: having the nature of vice [syn: depraved
3: tending to cause great harm [syn: harmful
4: having or exerting a malignant influence; “malevolent
; “a malefic force”
n 1: morally objectionable behavior [syn: immorality
2: that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune; “the
evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft
interred with their bones”
3: the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice;
“attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world”
] [ant: good
English → English
([=e]"v'l) a. [OE. evel, evil, ifel, uvel, AS.
yfel; akin to OFries, evel, D. euvel, OS. & OHG. ubil, G.
["u]bel, Goth. ubils, and perh. to E. over.]
1. Having qualities tending to injury and mischief; having a
nature or properties which tend to badness; mischievous;
not good; worthless or deleterious; poor; as, an evil
beast; and evil plant; an evil crop.
A good tree can not bring forth evil fruit. --Matt.
2. Having or exhibiting bad moral qualities; morally corrupt;
wicked; wrong; vicious; as, evil conduct, thoughts, heart,
words, and the like.
Ah, what a sign it is of evil life,
When death's approach is seen so terrible. --Shak.
3. Producing or threatening sorrow, distress, injury, or
calamity; unpropitious; calamitous; as, evil tidings; evil
arrows; evil days.
Because he hath brought up an evil name upon a
virgin of Israel. --Deut. xxii.
The owl shrieked at thy birth -- an evil sign.
Evil news rides post, while good news baits.
, an eye which inflicts injury by some magical or
fascinating influence. It is still believed by the
ignorant and superstitious that some persons have the
supernatural power of injuring by a look.
It almost led him to believe in the evil eye. --J.
, speaking ill of others; calumny;
The evil one
, the Devil; Satan.
Note: Evil is sometimes written as the first part of a
compound (with or without a hyphen). In many cases the
compounding need not be insisted on. Examples: Evil
doer or evildoer, evil speaking or evil-speaking, evil
worker, evil wishing, evil-hearted, evil-minded.
Syn: Mischieveous; pernicious; injurious; hurtful;
destructive; wicked; sinful; bad; corrupt; perverse;
wrong; vicious; calamitous.
In an evil manner; not well; ill; badly; unhappily;
injuriously; unkindly. --Shak.
It went evil with his house. --1 Chron.
The Egyptians evil entreated us, and affected us.
1. Anything which impairs the happiness of a being or
deprives a being of any good; anything which causes
suffering of any kind to sentient beings; injury;
mischief; harm; -- opposed to good
Evils which our own misdeeds have wrought. --Milton.
The evil that men do lives after them. --Shak.
2. Moral badness, or the deviation of a moral being from the
principles of virtue imposed by conscience, or by the will
of the Supreme Being, or by the principles of a lawful
human authority; disposition to do wrong; moral offence;
The heart of the sons of men is full of evil.
--Eccl. ix. 3.
3. malady or disease; especially in the phrase king's evil
the scrofula. [R.] --Shak.
He [Edward the Confessor] was the first that touched
for the evil. --Addison.