V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INDIVIDUAL VOLITION

I. VOLITION IN GENERAL

3. Objects of volition

Evil.

[Antonyms: good.]

[Nouns] evil, ill, harm, hurt, mischief, nuisance; machinations of the devil, Pandora's box, ills that flesh is heir to.

blow, buffet, stroke, scratch, bruise, wound, gash, mutilation; mortal blow, wound; immedicabile vulnus; damage, loss (deterioration) [more].

disadvantage, prejudice, drawback.

disaster, accident, casualty; mishap (misfortune) [more]; bad job, devil to pay; calamity, bale, catastrophe, tragedy; ruin (destruction) [more]; adversity [more].

mental suffering [more].

[Evil spirit] demon [more].

[Cause of evil] bane [more].

[Production of evil] badness [more]; painfulness [more]; evildoer [more].

outrage, wrong, injury, foul play; bad turn, ill turn; disservice, spoliation [more]; grievance, crying evil.

[Verbs] be in trouble (adversity) [more].

[Adjectives] disastrous, bad [more]; awry, out of joint; disadvantageous.

[Adverbs] amis, wrong, ill, to one's cost

[Phrases] "moving accidents by flood and field" [Othello]

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