malignant: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mu-lig'nunt), [key]
- disposed to cause harm, suffering, or distress deliberately; feeling or showing ill will or hatred.
- very dangerous or harmful in influence or effect.
- tending to produce death, as bubonic plague.
- (of a tumor) characterized by uncontrolled growth; cancerous, invasive, or metastatic.
- malignant (Thesaurus)