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Synonyms for evil
ˈi vəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquity(noun)

    morally objectionable behavior

    Synonyms:
    immorality, shabbiness, sinfulness, sin, ugliness, evilness, iniquity, dark, unfairness, wickedness, darkness, sliminess, repulsiveness, lousiness, nefariousness, loathsomeness, vileness, injustice

    Antonyms:
    good, goodness, angelical, virtuous, saintly, beatific, saving(a), angelic, redeeming(a), redemptive, sainted, white, beneficent, goody-goody, saintlike

  2. evil(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    wickedness, iniquity, immorality, evilness

    Antonyms:
    goodness, good, white, goody-goody, virtuous, saintly, beatific, saving(a), saintlike, beneficent, redemptive, redeeming(a), sainted, angelical, angelic

  3. evil, evilness(adj)

    the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice

    "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"

    Synonyms:
    wickedness, iniquity, immorality, evilness

    Antonyms:
    goodness, good, angelical, sainted, angelic, white, redeeming(a), saintly, beatific, redemptive, saintlike, virtuous, saving(a), beneficent, goody-goody

  4. evil(adj)

    morally bad or wrong

    "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"

    Synonyms:
    malevolent, vicious, malefic, malign

    Antonyms:
    goodness, good, redeeming(a), beneficent, virtuous, redemptive, goody-goody, beatific, sainted, white, saving(a), saintlike, angelic, saintly, angelical

  5. evil, vicious(adj)

    having the nature of vice

    Synonyms:
    malefic, savage, deplorable, reprehensible, fell, venomous, criminal, condemnable, roughshod, malign, malevolent, cruel, barbarous, vicious, poisonous, brutal

    Antonyms:
    good, goodness, goody-goody, saving(a), white, saintlike, redeeming(a), virtuous, beneficent, angelic, saintly, redemptive, sainted, beatific, angelical

  6. malefic, malevolent, malign, evil(adj)

    having or exerting a malignant influence

    "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"

    Synonyms:
    malefic, malevolent, malign, vicious

    Antonyms:
    good, goodness, white, sainted, angelic, angelical, beneficent, redemptive, saintly, saving(a), virtuous, goody-goody, beatific, redeeming(a), saintlike

Wiktionary

  1. evil(noun)

    Antonyms:
    good

  2. evil(noun)

    Antonyms:
    good

  3. evil(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    good

  4. evil(adjective)

    Unpleasant.

    Antonyms:
    good

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. evil

    Abomination (from the Latin ab omen, a thing of ill omen) was originally applied to anything held in religious or ceremonial aversion or abhorrence; as, "The things which are highly esteemed among men are abomination in the sight of God." Luke xvi, 15. The word is oftener applied to the object of such aversion or abhorrence than to the state of mind that so regards it; in common use abomination signifies something very much disliked or loathed, or that deserves to be. Choice food may be an object of aversion and disgust to a sick person; vile food would be an abomination. A toad is to many an object of disgust; a foul sewer is an abomination. As applied to crimes, abomination is used of such as are especially brutal, shameful, or revolting; theft is an offense; infanticide is an abomination.

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, abomination, abuse, annoyance, aversion, crime, curse, detestation, disgust, execration, hatred, horror, iniquity, nuisance, offense, plague, shame, villainy, wickedness

    Antonyms:
    affection, appreciation, approval, benefit, blessing, delight, desire, enjoyment, esteem, esteem, gratification, joy, satisfaction, treat

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. evil

    Synonyms:
    ill, noxious, deleterious, wrong, bad, mischievous, hurtful, sinful, unhappy, adverse, unpropitious, wicked, corrupt, harmful, unfair, notorious, miserable, sorrowful

    Antonyms:
    wholesome, beneficial, right, virtuous, holy, pure, happy, fortunate, felicitous, joyous, welcome, grateful, good

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. evil(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bad, ill, not good

  2. evil(a.)

    Synonyms:
    wicked, sinful, vicious, corrupt, perverse, wrong

  3. evil(a.)

    Synonyms:
    mischievous, hurtful, harmful, noxious, deleterious

  4. evil(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unhappy, unfortunate, calamitous, adverse, unpropitious

  5. evil(n.)

    Synonyms:
    calamity, misfortune, disaster, reverse

  6. evil(n.)

    Synonyms:
    wickedness, sin, depravity, malignity, wicked disposition

  7. evil(n.)

    Synonyms:
    wrong, injury, mischief, harm

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