Synonyms for pestilential

Synonyms for (adjective) pestilential

Synonyms: pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plaguey

Definition: likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease

Usage: a pestilential malignancy in the air- Jonathan Swift; plaguey fevers

Similar words: epidemic

Definition: (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously

Usage: an epidemic outbreak of influenza