Definition of Spitefulness

1. Noun. Feeling a need to see others suffer.

Exact synonyms: Malice, Maliciousness, Spite, Venom
Generic synonyms: Malevolence, Malignity
Derivative terms: Malicious, Malicious, Spite, Spiteful, Venomous



2. Noun. Malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty.
Exact synonyms: Bitchiness, Cattiness, Nastiness, Spite
Generic synonyms: Malevolence, Malevolency, Malice
Derivative terms: Bitchy, Catty, Nasty, Nasty, Spite, Spiteful

Definition of Spitefulness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being spiteful. ¹

2. Noun. The result or product of being spiteful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spitefulness

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Literary usage of Spitefulness

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1. A Memoir of Robert C. Winthrop by Robert Charles Winthrop (1897)
"He carries into the political arena the same intense spitefulness that Shylock took into court. Everybody sees this, and none more clearly than the men whom ..."

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