English to Afrikaans Meaning :: malign

Malign :
skadelike
- skadelikebeswaddermaligningsmaad
 

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Verb(1) speak unfavorably about
Adjective(1) evil or harmful in nature or influence(2) having or exerting a malignant influence

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(1) The worst aspect of science fiction/science fantasy books is their malign neglect of the laws of economics.(2) The place is populated by endearing eccentrics who eat seal-flipper pie and brood darkly on the sea's malign nature.(3) But what of the few, the very few, who are not allowed to watch TV, whose elders have decided that it is a malign influence?(4) The piece centred on the malign effect he believes environmental sceptics have on discussion of pollution and industrialisation.(5) Why were the Lanarkshire whistle-blowers accused of malign intent for demanding early action?(6) Manifest in the two friends' fortunes is the malign effect of commercialism.(7) In that climate of malign neglect, the bureau's ills were allowed to fester.(8) Whilst not sent with any malign intent, the letter was an " oppressive document".(9) Hysteria was at one time thought to be caused by the womb moving upwards due to the influence of malign humours.(10) Even from beyond the legislative grave, Section 28 continues to exercise its malign influence.(11) In the poorest parts of the world, such images are said to have a particularly malign influence.(12) He accurately intuited that all power is essentially implacable and malign .(13) Therapeutic measures such as bleeding and purging, designed originally to get rid or excess or malign humours, continued to be used.(14) He did not set out to falsely malign anyone or advance some hidden political agenda.(15) Professor Snape is a malign influence and should be given a spell away.(16) Government policy has a massive and usually malign effect.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. harmful ::
skadelike
2. evil ::
kwaad
3. bad ::
slegte
4. baleful ::
onheilspellend
5. hostile ::
vyandige
6. inimical ::
skadelik
7. destructive ::
vernietigende
8. malignant ::
kwaadaardige
9. injurious ::
skadelik
10. malefic ::
verderfelijk
11. maleficent ::
boosaardig
Verb
12. defame ::
laster
13. slander ::
laster
14. libel ::
laster
16. smear ::
smeer
17. vilify ::
sleg praat
18. speak ill of ::
praat siek van
19. cast aspersions on ::
gooi aspersions op
21. traduce ::
laster
22. denigrate ::
denigrerend
23. disparage ::
afkraak
24. slur ::
klad
25. abuse ::
misbruik
26. revile ::
beledig
28. dis ::
dis
29. knock ::
klop
30. talk smack ::
praat smack
31. derogate ::
afbreuk
32. calumniate ::
laster
Antonyms
1. benevolent ::
welwillende
2. benign ::
benigne
3. benignant ::
minzaam
4. loving ::
liefdevolle
Different Forms
malign, maligned, maligning, maligns
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