Maledicent

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Maledicent Speaking reproachfully; slanderous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • maledicent Speaking reproachfully; slanderous.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. maledicens, p. pr. of maledicere, to speak ill; male, ill + dicere, to say, speak. See Malice, and Diction

Usage

In literature:

Maledicant illum omnes angeli et archangeli, principatus et potestates, omnisque militia coelestis.
"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" by Laurence Sterne
The maledicent Bodyguard, more Bodyguards than he do now give fire; a man's arm is shattered.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
Literas habent queis sibi et fortunae suae maledicant.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
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