Hindi translation of 'malign'
Word forms: maligns, maligning, maligned
1. transitive verb
If you malign someone, you say unpleasant and untrue things about them.[formal]किसी की छवि धूमिल करनाबुराई करना
We maligned him dreadfully when you come to think of it. Either the managers have been maligned or they are not telling the truth.
If something is malign, it causes harm.[formal]अनिष्टकर
...the malign influence jealousy had on their lives. Reliance on sponsorship can have a malign effect on theatre groups.
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Example Sentences Including 'malign'
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Planning, much maligned as it is, is not the problem.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Take into account any malign influence the weakness of one big player in a sector often has on the rest.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
And did that essay exercise a malign influence in subsequent centuries?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But there is no iron of law of politics that decrees that such sentiment needs to be turned to malign effect.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Social workers are surely the most unfairly maligned group of people in the country.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Some of us think that this is a reflection of a collective and often malign judicial conceit.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The Carling Cup has become much maligned in the modern era.The Sun (2009)
The reason it is often maligned and dismissed is because it takes a lot of work to get right.The Sun (2012)
J Greed is a much maligned vice.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Twenty years ago, modern architecture was much maligned.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
All manner of malign influences are only a mouse click away.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She is often maligned as a political performer.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The poor man has often been maligned.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
A pope determined to bring his message to the world makes himself vulnerable to the malign intentions of fanatics.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
All the predictions about the malign effect of fees on student applications and on access to higher education for poorer students turned out to be utterly wrong.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
One wonders what, if anything, can and should be done to counteract this possibly malign influence on future generations.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
She has been unfairly maligned as being soft on apartheid, which she detested.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The civil war in Syria is having its predictable and malign effect.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Yet there is no evidence that any of this has had a malign effect.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Business is often maligned for sacrificing people at the altar of profit.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: malign VERB
If you malign someone, you say unpleasant and untrue things about them.
We maligned him dreadfully when you come to think of it.
Translation of malign from the Collins English to Hindi