morbiferous

disease-bringing

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • deleterious — I adjective adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, consuming, corroding, corrosive, damaging, deadly, disadvantageous, disserviceable, envenomed, fatal, foul, harmful, injurious to health, insalubrious, lethal, malefic, maleficent, malignant, miasmal,… …   Law dictionary

  • malignant — I adjective atrocious, baleful, baneful, barbarous, bitter, blackhearted, bloodthirsty, brutal, brutish, cancerous, caustic, cold blooded, coldhearted, consuming, corrosive, cruel, damaging, dangerous, deadly, death bringing, death dealing,… …   Law dictionary

  • pernicious — I adjective adverse, affliciting, baleful, baneful, brutal, calamitous, catastrophic, corrosive, crippling, cruel, damaging, deadly, death bringing, death dealing, deathful, deathly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, devouring, diabolic,… …   Law dictionary

  • pestilent — I adjective baleful, baneful, contagious, damaging, dangerous, deadly, death dealing, deathly, deleterious, destructive, disastrous, disease ridden, diseased, epidemic, evil, fatal, feral, foul, harmful, hurtful, infectious, injurious,… …   Law dictionary

  • poisonous — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. venomous, toxic, deadly, virulent, noxious. See badness. Ant., benign, harmless. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. noxious, hurtful, dangerous, pestiferous, baneful, malignant, infective, venomous,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Insalubrity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Insalubrity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 insalubrity insalubrity Sgm: N 1 unhealthiness unhealthiness &c.???adj. Sgm: N 1 nonnaturals nonnaturals Sgm: N 1 plague spot plague spot Sgm: N 1 malaria malaria …   English dictionary for students

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • infectious — adj 1. communicable, contagious, catching, spreading, infective, transmissible, transferable. 2. pestilent, baneful, malign, pestiferous, morbific, morbiferous; noisome, Dial. plaguy, germ laden, zymotic, inoculable; poisonous, venomous, deadly,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • morbific — adj pestiferous, pestilential, noxious, poisonous, toxic, venomous, Archaic. venenose; pernicious, deleterious, harmful, hurtful, insalubrious, unhealthy, unwholesome; morbiferous, baneful, nocuous, destructive, deadly, lethal; noisome, mephitic …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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