Is he not twice and thrice wicked, and to be branded with malediction deeper still?
Jeff thought of Yuba Bill's malediction, and understood it as he gazed.
And if you be born, you shall be born in malediction: and if you die, in malediction shall be your portion.
If only my malediction is needed for that, I bestow it upon him!
He was often heard to utter a malediction against the law of heredity.
The Juez is there, and I call the malediction of the priests on my head if you, too, are not doomed.
malediction to the Mamelukes and good luck to the people of Egypt.
It is the malediction of mortals to want what they lack until they get it, when they want it no more.
Be it understood that these religionists live in Ireland and date their malediction from Coleraine.
Reproof and punishment greatly differ from cursing and malediction.
mid-15c., from Old French maledicion "a curse" (15c.), from Latin maledictionem (nominative maledictio) "the action of speaking evil of, slander," in Late Latin "a curse," noun of action from past participle stem of maledicere "to speak badly or evil of, slander," from male "badly" (see mal-) + dicere "to say" (see diction).