pestilent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Latin pestilens, from Latin pestis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛstələnt/, /ˈpɛstɪlənt/, /ˈpɛstlənt/

Adjective[edit]

pestilent (comparative more pestilent, superlative most pestilent)

  1. Highly injurious or destructive to life: deadly.
  2. (informal) Annoying.
  3. (archaic) Harmful to morals or public order.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pestilent

Adjective[edit]

pestilent m or n (feminine singular pestilentă, masculine plural pestilenți, feminine and neuter plural pestilente)

  1. pestilent

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