pestilential


pes·ti·len·tial

adjective \ˌpes-tə-ˈlen(t)-shəl\

Definition of PESTILENTIAL

1
a :  causing or tending to cause pestilence :  deadly
b :  of or relating to pestilence
2
:  morally harmful :  pernicious
3
:  giving rise to vexation or annoyance :  irritating
pes·ti·len·tial·ly \-ˈlen(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of PESTILENTIAL

14th century

pes·ti·len·tial

adjective \ˌpes-tə-ˈlen-chəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PESTILENTIAL

1
: causing or tending to cause pestilence
2
: of or relating to pestilence

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