What is the meaning of spiteful?

adjective

  • Showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite.
    • usage: "a despiteful fiend"; "a truly spiteful child"; "a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment"
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APAWordNet. (2010). spiteful. Retrieved June 23, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/spiteful/definitions/1184156
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