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- n. The condition of being malicious; malevolence or malice
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being malicious; extreme enmity or disposition to injure; malignity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. feeling a need to see others suffer
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"I think everyone would agree it was reckless, but it did not rise to the level of maliciousness, which is the intent to cause harm," Reed said.
"If you acted with maliciousness, that is to be determined by trial," Nolan told Call.
When people came to know, they said that to have done it when sober had shown him possessed of a kind of maliciousness and cynicism almost pardonable, but to do it when tipsy proved him merely weak and foolish.
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and pay $90 million in interest, said it didn't act with "maliciousness" and shouldn't have to pay damages greater than $1.3 million of Lehman's costs for litigating the case.
And let's just say that president Obama denounced what Jimmy Carter said, but if you look at the hate and outright maliciousness, Carter wasn't very far off the mark, and everyone knows it.
No ability to have civilized discussion when Republicans, RNC, and conservative talk show hosts incite hatred and maliciousness by perpetuating half truths and lies.
There's a line between aggressive play and maliciousness.
(Which I mostly view as lack of self-awareness rather than maliciousness.)
As the saying goes, “Never attribute to maliciousness that which can be adequately explained by ignorance, or stupidity.”
The rabid lawyers (funny how much you love them when it is one of your own getting screwed) just need to prove maliciousness in the false reporting.