malicious?

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Is the phrase "malicious illess" possible?

I'm asking because I had two options to choose in "____- illness which deprived someone of sight...." and I had

[1] severe

[2] malicious

Is [2] possible?

Thanks
Regular Member695
Dear Maverick88,

It is possible to say «a malicious illness». It is however an example of personification. It is therefore fanciful.

There is a phrase «malignant tumour». That is normal. Emotion: smile

Kind regards, Emotion: smile

Goldmund
Regular Member581
Thank you, Goldmund, you made it clear.
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