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Definition of Malignant

Malignant
Sore Sore, a. [Compar. Sorer; superl. Sorest.] [OE. sor, sar, AS. s[=a]r; akin to D. zeer, OS. & OHG. s?r, G. sehr very, Icel. s[=a]rr, Sw. s[*a]r, Goth. sair pain. Cf. Sorry.] 1. Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; -- said of the body or its parts; as, a sore hand. 2. Fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation. Malice and hatred are very fretting and vexatious, and apt to make our minds sore and uneasy. --Tillotson. 3. Severe; afflictive; distressing; as, a sore disease; sore evil or calamity. --Shak. 4. Criminal; wrong; evil. [Obs.] --Shak. Sore throat (Med.), inflammation of the throat and tonsils; pharyngitis. See Cynanche. Malignant, Ulcerated or Putrid, sore throat. See Angina, and under Putrid.
Malignant
Malignant Ma*lig"nant, n. 1. A man of extrems enmity or evil intentions. --Hooker. 2. (Eng. Hist.) One of the adherents of Charles L. or Charles LL.; -- so called by the opposite party.
Malignant
Malignant Ma*lig"nant, a. [L. malignans, -antis, p. pr. of malignare, malignari, to do or make maliciously. See Malign, and cf. Benignant.] 1. Disposed to do harm, inflict suffering, or cause distress; actuated by extreme malevolence or enmity; virulently inimical; bent on evil; malicious. A malignant and a turbaned Turk. --Shak. 2. Characterized or caused by evil intentions; pernicious. ``Malignant care.' --Macaulay. Some malignant power upon my life. --Shak. Something deleterious and malignant as his touch. --Hawthorne. 3. (Med.) Tending to produce death; threatening a fatal issue; virulent; as, malignant diphtheria. Malignant pustule (Med.), a very contagious disease, transmitted to man from animals, characterized by the formation, at the point of reception of the virus, of a vesicle or pustule which first enlarges and then breaks down into an unhealthy ulcer. It is marked by profound exhaustion and usually fatal. Called also charbon, and sometimes, improperly, anthrax.

Meaning of Malignant from wikipedia

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- Malignant is an upcoming American horror film directed by James Wan and written by Wan and Ingrid Bisu. It is based on Wan's 2011 graphic novel Malignant...
- form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: cancerous (malignant) tumors and benign (non-cancerous) tumors. Cancerous tumors can be divided...
- Malignant Man is a 2011 graphic novel by James Wan. In June 2014, 20th Century Fox acquired the rights to the graphic novel. According to reports, Wan...
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