pestilent definition

  • adjective:
    • maintaining cause demise; deadly.
    • expected to trigger an epidemic infection.
    • Infected or polluted with a contagious disease.
    • Morally, socially, or politically harmful; pernicious. See Synonyms at poisonous.
    • Causing annoyance or disapproval.
    • very injurious or destructive alive: lethal.
    • inconvenient.
    • bad for morals or general public order.
    • Pestilential; noxious; pernicious; mischievous.
    • extremely harmful
    • very likely to distribute and cause an epidemic infection
  • others:
    • creating or maintaining produce infectious condition; pestilential; pestiferous.
    • Mischievous; noxious; pernicious; upsetting to health or morals.
    • Troublesome; naughty; making mischief or disturbance: frequently used humorously: since, a pestilent other.
    • exceedingly; intolerably. Compare pestilent, a., 3.

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