Translation for 'malevolence' from English to Russian
NOUN   malevolence | -
SYNO malevolence | malevolency | malice | ...
злонамеренность {ж}malevolence
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Translation for 'malevolence' from English to Russian

злонамеренность {ж}
Usage Examples English
  • Unlike many other usual demonic figures and depictions in Mesopotamian lore, Lamashtu was said to act in malevolence of her own accord, rather than at the gods' instructions.
  • In the film "Clash of the Titans", the main antagonist is a character based on Caliban named Kalibos, the evil son of the sea goddess Thetis, transformed by Zeus from a handsome man into a monster as punishment for his malevolence.
  • The progress of the story leads to the character's learning the nature of the unknown forces against them, that they constitute a force with great power and malevolence.
  • The narrator finds a field of flowers that seems to have a malevolence about it. He questions a poet, who informs him it is a battlefield.
  • Here they wear tiny versions of standard miner's garb and commit random mischief, such as stealing a miner's unattended tools and food - they were often cast a small offering of food – usually the crust of a pasty – to appease their malevolence.

  • Tacitus states that Otho 'studied the victim's severed head with peculiar malevolence, as if his eyes could never drink their fill'.
  • In an obituary after Tozer's death, former Australian prime minister Paul Keating lashed the "indifference" and "malevolence" toward Tozer from the arts establishment in Australia.
  • Some time later, Alyx is back in Ourdh, working as an assassin. She has, in the meantime, married. She enters the employ of a sorcerer. Recognizing his cruelty and malevolence, she destroys him.
  • The nurturing of the nature of malevolence by the fear that ‘life force’, however configured, is a ‘limited good’.
  • In contrast to the complex portrayals by Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, the European and Western view of sharks has historically been mostly of fear and malevolence.

  • Though frequently associated with malevolence in Western art, bats are symbols of happiness in China.
  • Condes presented "Sphinx", an interactive sculpture in which a watchful eye merges with a stylized body observing what surrounds it, sometimes with benevolence, sometimes with malevolence, during 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.
  • Benjamin Wittes of the Brookings Institution described the order as "malevolence tempered by incompetence", saying that it "will cause hardship and misery for tens or hundreds of thousands of people "because that is precisely what it is intended to do".
  • Lekganyane was seen as having strong powers to protect his flock from external malevolence.
  • While later Scottish sources all try to justify the crime by amplifying earlier accusations of malevolence and treachery against Comyn, the English sources portray Robert as a villain who lured Comyn into a church – taken as a guarantee of safety – with the intention of committing premeditated murder.

  • Children wore the "toga praetexta", with a purple band that marked them as sacred and inviolable, and an amulet "(bulla") to ward off malevolence.
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