the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
"attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"
that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune
"the evil that men do lives after them
the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
morally objectionable behavior
having or exerting a malignant influence
"a malefic force"
having the nature of vice
morally bad or wrong
"an evil influence"