Examples from the Web for spitefulness
He regretted the spitefulness that had led him to write in another name than hers because she had refused to support him.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
So the day passed, with endless ill-natured jesting and spitefulness.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
It is the essence of spitefulness to say that nothing can be a benefit which does not cause some inconvenience to the giver.
He merely visited his humiliation on her, and found her beauty spoiled by her spitefulness.A Man's Hearth|Eleanor M. Ingram
A cat, in all languages, has been the symbol of deceit and spitefulness, and she is more fit for an ash barrel than a pulpit.Around The Tea-Table|T. De Witt Talmage