evil

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Positive
evil

Comparative
more evil

Superlative
most evil

  1. The opposite of good, if something is evil it is very far from good or is against good. This usually means behaving in a way that is not moral or not ethical.
    Hitler was a very evil person.

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Singular
evil

Plural
evils

  1. (uncountable) The quality of being evil; evilness.
    He was so full of evil I do not think he knew what good was.
  2. Something that causes harm, or harm itself.
    We faced many evils on our journey.
  3. The source or cause of evil as a spiritual or supernatural force. This is often called "true evil."
    I have seen things that lead me to believe that real evil exists.
    When you say you believe in true evil I take it you mean the devil.