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Adjective
Morally depraved
“The lands belonged to an evil King who was extremely self-serving and cruel to the people who lived in the kingdom.”
Adjective
Carrying an intent to harm
“There is an evil undertone in his charming and sociable demeanour.”
Adjective
(of a smell or sight) Extremely unpleasant, offensive or repugnant
“Did you just let off that evil and obnoxious smell in the elevator?”
Adjective
Marked by something that makes conditions difficult or inconvenient
“That was a truly evil storm that we had to brave in order to cross the border.”
Adjective
Falling on hard or difficult times
“She walked among the poor and desperate who had endured evil times under the reign of the despot.”
Noun
A force deemed to be profoundly malevolent or morally corrupt in nature
“There is an evil coming, and we are powerless to stop it's impending charge towards us.”
Noun
(count noun) Something which prevents a being from experiencing happiness or good in their lives, or inflicting harm
“Perhaps, in a twisted way, this necessary evil will serve as motivation to make the world a better place.”
Noun
(count noun) The negative impact of an action or event
“The underlying evil of his lies will soon be laid bare, and he will have nowhere to hide.”
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