malefic

[muh-lef-ik]
adjective
productive of evil; malign; doing harm; baneful: a malefic spell.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin maleficus evil-doing, wicked. See male-, -fic

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maleficent (məˈlɛfɪsənt)
 
adj
causing or capable of producing evil or mischief; harmful or baleful
 
[C17: from Latin maleficent-, from maleficus wicked, prone to evil, from malum evil]
 
ma'lefic
 
adj
 
ma'leficence
 
n

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malefic
1650s, from L. maleficus, from male "ill" (see mal-) + -ficus, from stem of facere "to make, do" (see factitious).
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Chronic pain, on the other hand, is almost wholly malefic in its effects.
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