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1 Translation result for pernicious in Spanish

adjective

pernicious adjective

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pernicioso

Example sentences of
pernicious adjective

  • More pernicious still has been the acceptance of the author's controversial ideas by the general public.
  • the pernicious effects of jealousy
  • She thinks television has a pernicious influence on our children.

Detailed synonyms for pernicious adjective

  • Pernicious indica un daño irreparable que resulta de una acción corruptora o debilitante que es maliciosa o insidiosa <claims that pornography has a pernicious effect on society>.
    antonyms: innocuous
  • Noxious se aplica a lo que es a la vez ofensivo y dañino para la salud del cuerpo o de la mente <noxious fumes from a nearby chemical plant>.
  • Deleterious se aplica a lo que, de manera insospechada o inesperada, tiene un efecto dañino, particularmente sobre el cuerpo viviente <excessive doses of vitamins can have deleterious effects>.
    antonyms: salutary, beneficial
  • Malign implica ser malvado, nocivo y con la intención de causar daño <the malign influence of money on the political process>.
    antonyms: benign
  • Ruinous connota que causa destrucción <fifty years of smoking had been ruinous to his health>.
  • Disastrous connota que causa gran sufrimiento o pérdida <half the city was destroyed by a disastrous fire> o el ser muy malo o desafortunado <his decision would have disastrous consequences>.
  • Virulent sugiere ser caracterizado por un curso rápido, severo y frecuentemente mortal <a virulent disease>.
  • Devastating implica que resulta en mucha destrucción <a devastating flood> o que causa dolor emocional extremo <their daughter's death was a devastating loss>.
  • Toxic indica que contiene veneno u otra sustancia peligrosa <knew that the fumes could be toxic>.
  • Catastrophic sugiere un evento natural o un terrible desastre violento y generalmente destructivo <a catastrophic drought>.

Reverse translation for pernicious

pernicioso  - pernicious, destructive 
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