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Synonyms for vindictive
vɪnˈdɪk tɪvvin·dic·tive

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Wiktionary

  1. vindictiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    vengeful, revengeful, nasty

  2. vindictiveadjective

    Having a tendency to seek revenge when wronged.

    Synonyms:
    nasty, revengeful, vengeful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vindictive

    Synonyms:
    revengeful, spiteful, unforgiving, unrelenting, implacable, rancorous, unmerciful

    Antonyms:
    forgiving, generous, forbearing, merciful, unvindictive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. revengeful, vindictive, vengefuladjective

    disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge

    "more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare; "punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen

    Synonyms:
    vengeful, revengeful, spiteful, despiteful

    Antonyms:
    forgiving, unmalicious

  2. despiteful, spiteful, vindictiveadjective

    showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite

    "a despiteful fiend"; "a truly spiteful child"; "a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment"

    Synonyms:
    vengeful, despiteful, spiteful, revengeful

    Antonyms:
    unmalicious, forgiving

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vindictiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    revengeful, unforgiving, unrelenting, implacable, vengeful, rancorous, malevolent, malicious, malignant, spiteful, resentful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vindictiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    revengeful, implacable, malevolent, rancorous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "vindictive":

    vengeful

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How to use vindictive in a sentence?

  1. New York-baseddefense attorney Lance Fletcher:

    Vindictive does not equal vindication and never will. to me, this motion seems like a good idea because it will not hurt Gawker to make it at this point but it probably won't succeed because it is difficult to overturn are jury verdict and it is unclear how relevant the additional tapes would have been.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    What may be personal, though, and I think I have to be very candid about this, is I made the argument that it's going to require moral courage to stand up to this President, and this is a wrathful and vindictive president.

  3. W. Somerset Maugham:

    It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.

  4. Wade Henderson:

    The failure of Corporate America to challenge the President's racist rhetoric is disheartening, but not surprising, after all, the economy is humming ; and most corporate leaders would prefer to avoid a confrontation with a vindictive President. But in the struggle for the soul of Corporate America, there can be no by-standers.

  5. Ched Evans:

    It has been claimed that those using social media in an abusive and vindictive way towards this woman are supporters of mine, i wish to make it clear that these people are not my supporters, and I condemn their actions entirely and will continue to do so.

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