What is the opposite of benevolent?

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Adjective
Opposite of well-meaning and kindly in nature
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“It was a remarkable story of redemption for a man who, throughout his life, had been smug, selfish, greedy, and unkind to his fellow man.”
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(of an organization) Opposite of serving a charitable rather than a profit-making purpose
“Schmidt operated Nuvo as a Ponzi scheme to pay off earlier investors and maintain an illusion of a profitable venture.”
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to be generous or to share in abundance
Adjective
Opposite of having a kindly disposition
“The neighbor was an unfriendly man who always greeted us with a scowl.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an easygoing and pleasing manner, especially in social situations
“Ryan is so rude, and would often make disrespectful gesticulations when provoked.”
Adjective
Opposite of favourable or serviceable
“The unfavorable weather would prevent us from completing the building of our deck in time for dinner.”
Adjective
Opposite of providing encouragement or emotional help
“Her work with visual art and poetry has been done in a constricting and unsupportive vacuum.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or done with good, honest intentions
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