Pernicious – meaning of the word and examples

Having a very harmful effect or influence: (Cambridge Dictionary)

Having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Highly injurious or destructive: Deadly. (Merriam – Webster)

If you describe something as pernicious, you mean that it is very harmful. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Pernicious. Your Dictionary.

https://www.yourdictionary.com/pernicious

Pernicious Anemia.

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/pernicious-anemia

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close