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)


Pernicious. Your Dictionary.

Pernicious Anemia.


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