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1 evil /ˈiːvəl/ adjective
eviler; evilest
1 evil
/ˈiːvəl/
adjective
eviler; evilest
Learner's definition of EVIL
[or more evil; most evil]
: morally bad
: causing harm or injury to someone
: marked by bad luck or bad events
: very unpleasant or offensive
: showing that something bad will happen

— evilness

noun [noncount]
2 evil /ˈiːvəl/ noun
plural evils
2 evil
/ˈiːvəl/
noun
plural evils
Learner's definition of EVIL
[noncount] : the force of things that are morally bad
[count] : something that is harmful or bad usually plural
◊ The lesser of two evils or the lesser evil is the better choice between two unpleasant choices.
◊ A necessary evil is a bad or unwanted thing that has to be done or accepted to achieve some good result.
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