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vindictiveness

[ vin-dik-tiv-nis ]
/ vɪnˈdɪk tɪv nɪs /
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Definition of vindictiveness

noun
a vengeful character or quality; a spirit of revenge: Grudges, vindictiveness, jealousies, and so on are part of being human, but must be separated from hiring decisions.
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Origin of vindictiveness

OTHER WORDS FROM vindictiveness

un·vin·dic·tive·ness, noun

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