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Adjective
/ˈēvəl/,
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Profoundly immoral and malevolent,
  1. Profoundly immoral and malevolent
    • - his evil deeds
    • - no man is so evil as to be beyond redemption
  2. (of a force or spirit) Embodying or associated with the forces of the devil
    • - we have been driven out of the house by this evil spirit
  3. Harmful or tending to harm
    • - the evil effects of high taxes
  4. (of something seen or smelled) Extremely unpleasant
    • - a bathroom with an evil smell
Noun
  1. Profound immorality, wickedness, and depravity, esp. when regarded as a supernatural force
    • - the world is stalked by relentless evil
    • - good and evil in eternal opposition
  2. A manifestation of this, esp. in people's actions
    • - the evil that took place last Thursday
  3. Something that is harmful or undesirable
    • - sexism, racism, and all other unpleasant social evils

  1. morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
  2. morally objectionable behavior
  3. having the nature of vice
  4. that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune; "the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
  5. the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice; "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"
  6. malefic: having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"
  7. Evil is generally accepted to be defined as the intention of causing harm or destruction while threatening or deliberately violating morality. ...
  8. Evil (Ondskan) is a 2003 Swedish drama film directed by Mikael Håfström, based on Jan Guillou's semi-autobiographical novel Ondskan from 1981. The film is set in a private boarding school in the year 1959 with institutional violence as its theme. ...
  9. Evil, also known as Το Κακό in Greek, is 2005 Greek zombie horror film, which can also be classified as a splatter film. The movie is notable for being the first Greek zombie movie.
  10. Evil, in computer science, refers to undesirable, problematic attributes of computer code or programming languages. Bad programming practices are often referred to as "evil."
  11. "Evil" is a song by R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire which was written by Phillip Bailey and Maurice White. It was released in 1973 as a single and included on the band's 1973 album, Head to the Sky.
  12. "Evil", sometimes listed as "Evil (Is Going On)", is a Chicago blues standard written by Willie Dixon for Howlin' Wolf, Chester Burnett, first released on Chess Records on May 25, 1954.Herzhaft, Gérard (1997). Encyclopedia of the Blues. University of Arkansas Press. p. 268. ...
  13. The forces/behaviors that are the opposite or enemy of good. Evil generally seeks own benefit at the expense of others and is based on general malevolence; Any particular individual or state which may follow these forces or behaviors; Intending to harm; malevolent; Morally corrupt; Unpleasant
  14. (evilness) The quality or state of being evil
  15. (evils) to stare intimidatingly or hostilely at someone; to give someone the evil eye
  16. Anything which impedes evolutionary development.
  17. is a term used to describe something that brings about harmful, painful, and unpleasant effects. It is understood to be of three kinds: Moral evil, natural evil, and metaphysical evil. ...
  18. (English, used to translate the Greek poneros) 1. causing pain or hardship; harmful; hurtful; injurious. 2. morally bad; wicked; depraved. 3. intentionally injuring, damaging or destroying; malevolent. 4. willfully causing pain; sadistic.
  19. reversing the proper order of moral 'incentives', whereby a person regards 'maxims' promoting happiness as more important than maxims promoting 'duty'. (See radical evil.)
  20. The technical, negatively qualifying term used in relation to the discrete elements of human behavior. It is to be distinguished from the term 'bad' that is used to qualify the intention which one embraces in the moral event. See also, good.
  21. This user steals acquires items from shops!
  22. Evil must be defined from both the perspective of God and man.  And, it cannot be defined without defining what is "good."  On that basis, there are four definitions.  (1) God, as wholly good and omnipotent, is "working all things to the counsel of His own will" (Ephesians 1:11). ...
  23. (1) whatever springs from weakness. (2) suggesting to a forty five year old woman that she looks only twenty five. /
  24. Moral rebellion against God. It is contrary to the will of God. There is natural evil (floods, storms, famines, etc.) and moral evil (adultery, murder, idolatry, etc.). Natural evil is a result of moral evil. Adam's sin resulted in sin entering the world allowing floods, storms, famines, etc. ...
  25. morally bad, wicked, harmful, injurious, mischief, misfortune