pestiferous definition

  • adjective:
    • manufacturing or reproduction infectious disease.
    • contaminated with or polluted by an epidemic infection.
    • Morally evil or deadly; pernicious.
    • Bothersome; irritating.
    • containing organisms that cause contagious diseases
    • aggravating, vexatious
    • Pest-bearing; pestilential; noxious to health; malignant; infectious; infectious.
    • Noxious to peace, to morals, or even culture; vicious; hurtful; destructive.
    • contaminated with infecting organisms
    • causing irritation or annoyance
    • maintaining corrupt or pervert
    • likely to distribute and cause an epidemic infection
  • others:
    • Plague-bearing; pestilential; infectious; contagious: as, pestiferous particles.
    • Noxious in any way; naughty; cancerous; inconvenient.

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