vindictive - definition and synonyms

adjective 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/vɪnˈdɪktɪv/
  1. someone who is vindictive is cruel to anyone who hurts them and will not forgive them
    vindictive towards:

    Divorced couples often become quite vindictive towards each other.

     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      used about people’s behaviour

      a vindictive attempt to punish me for forgetting her birthday

       Synonyms and related words

derived words

vindictively

adverb
 Synonyms and related words

vindictiveness

noun [uncountable]