HyperDic: pestiferous

English > 4 senses of the word pestiferous:
ADJECTIVEallpestiferous, dirtycontaminated with infecting organisms
allpestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plagueylikely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
allpestiferous, corruptive, perversivetending to corrupt or pervert
allpestiferous, annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexingcausing irritation or annoyance
English > pestiferous: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcontaminated with infecting organisms.
Synonymdirty
Broaderseptic, infectedContaining or resulting from disease-causing organisms
Spanishcontaminado, infectado, sucio
English > pestiferous: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglikely to spread and cause an epidemic disease.
Synonymspestilent, pestilential, plaguey
Broaderepidemic(especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease
English > pestiferous: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningtending to corrupt or pervert.
Synonymscorruptive, perversive
Broaderevilmorally bad or wrong
English > pestiferous: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningCausing irritation or annoyance.
Synonymsannoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing
Broaderdisagreeablenot to your liking
Spanishcargante, enfadoso, enojoso, fastidioso, irritante, molesto, pesado, vejatorio
Catalanempipador, emprenyador, enfadós, enutjós, irritant, molest, ofenós, pesat, vexador, vexant, vexatori

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