antipestilential

pestilential

[pes-tl-en-shuhl]
adjective
1.
producing or tending to produce pestilence.
2.
pertaining to or of the nature of pestilence, especially bubonic plague.
3.
pernicious; harmful.
4.
annoyingly troublesome.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin pestilentiālis. See pestilent, -ial

pestilentially, adverb
pestilentialness, noun
antipestilential, adjective
nonpestilential, adjective
unpestilential, adjective
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pestilential (ˌpɛstɪˈlɛnʃəl)
 
adj
1.  dangerous or troublesome; harmful or annoying
2.  of, causing, or resembling pestilence
 
pesti'lentially
 
adv

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pestilential pes·ti·len·tial (pěs'tə-lěn'shəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or tending to produce a pestilence.

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