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 for spitefulness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spiteful \Spite"ful\, a.
     Filled with, or showing, spite; having a desire to vex,
     annoy, or injure; malignant; malicious; as, a spiteful person
     or act. --Shak. -- Spite"ful*ly, adv. Spite"ful*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: feeling a need to see others suffer [syn: malice,
           maliciousness, spite, spitefulness, venom]
      2: malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
         [syn: cattiness, bitchiness, spite, spitefulness,

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