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[muh-lig-ni-tee] /məˈlɪg nɪ ti/

noun, plural malignities for 2.
the state or character of being ; malevolence; intense ill will; spite.
a feeling, action, etc.
noun (pl) -ties
the condition or quality of being malign, malevolent, or deadly
(often pl) a malign or malicious act or feeling

late 14c., from Old French maligneté, from Latin malignitas “ill-will, spite,” from malignus (see malign (adj.)).


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