evil meaning

EN[ˈiːvɪl] [ˈiːvəl] [-iːvəl]
  • See also: Evil (disambiguation) and Good and evil.
  • Evil, in a general context, is taken as the absence or complete opposite of that which is ascribed as being good. Often, evil is used to denote profound immorality. In certain religious contexts, evil has been described as a supernatural force.
  • In cultures with Manichaean and Abrahamic religious influence, evil is usually perceived as the dualistic antagonistic opposite of good, in which good should prevail and evil should be defeated.
  • The philosophical question of whether morality is absolute, relative, or illusory leads to questions about the nature of evil, with views falling into one of four opposed camps: moral absolutism, amoralism, moral relativism, and moral universalism.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
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        1. en evils
        2. en evilly
        3. en evildoer
        4. en evilness
        5. en evill
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        Meaning of evil for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "evil" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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