AskDefine | Define despiteful

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despiteful adj : showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite; "a despiteful fiend"; "a truly spiteful child"; "a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment" [syn: spiteful, vindictive]

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Adjective

  1. Full of despite.
  2. Expressing malice or contemptuous hate.

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