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A fictional villain with superhuman powers. A supervillain is the antithesis of a superhero.

Supervillains are often used as foils and could present a daunting challenge to the superhero. In instances where the supervillain does not have superhuman, mystical, or alien powers, the supervillain may possess a genius intellect or a skill set that allows them to draft complex schemes or commit crimes in a way normal humans cannot. Other traits may include a megalomaniac streak and possession of considerable resources to help further their aims. Many supervillains share some typical characteristics of real world dictators, gangsters, and terrorists, with aspirations of world domination or universal leadership.
The Joker, Lex Luthor, Loki, Magneto, Doctor Doom, Darkseid, Venom, Ra's al Ghul, Galactus, Apocalypse, and the Green Goblin are some well-known comic book supervillains in popular culture and have been adapted to film and television. Some notable examples of female supervillains are Catwoman, Mystique, Harley Quinn, Talia al Ghul, and the Dark Phoenix.

Supervillains are sometimes members of supervillain groups, such as the Sinister Six, the Suicide Squad, the Brotherhood of Mutants, the Injustice League, and the Masters of Evil.
by The Dark Centurion August 28, 2016
A killer who loves children. Also, one who is skilled in destruction as well as building.
Billy: "Mom, can Metal Face come over for dinner?"

Mom: "Is he that little redhead from school?"

Billy: "No Mom, it's the supervillain janitor Mr. Doom. He killed a werewolf that attacked Randy Yavanian at recess. Mr. Doom sure is swell!"

Mom: "Well...ok."
by gargosmell March 31, 2009
A killer who loves children; one who is well skilled in destruction as well as buiildin'
Superman had a tough time battling his arch nemisis, the supervillain named Lex Luther.
by Adam3000 December 12, 2004
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