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Found 2 items, similar to pestiferous.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pestiferous pestiferous adj 1: contaminated with infecting organisms; “dirty wounds”; “obliged to go into infected rooms”- Jane Austen [syn: contaminated, dirty, infected] 2: likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease; “a pestilential malignancy in the air”- Jonathan Swift; “plaguey fevers” [syn: pestilent, pestilential, plaguey] 3: tending to corrupt or pervert [syn: corruptive, perversive] 4: causing irritation or annoyance; “tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork”; “aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport”; “found it galling to have to ask permission”; “an irritating delay”; “nettlesome paperwork”; “a pesky mosquito”; “swarms of pestering gnats”; “a plaguey newfangled safety catch”; “a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him”; “a vexatious child”; “it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong” [syn: annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pestiferous Pestiferous \Pes*tif"er*ous\, a. [L. pestiferus, pestifer; pestis pest + ferre to bear: cf. F. pestif[`e]re.] 1. Pest-bearing; pestilential; noxious to health; malignant; infectious; contagious; as, pestiferous bodies. “Poor, pestiferous creatures begging alms.” --Evelyn. “Unwholesome and pestiferous occupations.” --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. Noxious to peace, to morals, or to society; vicious; hurtful; destructive; as, a pestiferous demagogue. [1913 Webster] Pestiferous reports of men very nobly held. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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