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virulent

adjective

1 virulent

Extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom:
— A virulent insect bite.

synonyms: deadly, venomous.

Roget 649: hurtful, harmful, scathful, baneful, baleful; injurious, deleterious, detrimental, noxious, pernicious, mischievous, full of mischief, mischief-making, malefic, ... show more

Roget 657: insalubrious; unhealthy, unwholesome; noxious, noisome; morbific, morbiferous; mephitic, septic, azotic, deleterious; pestilent, pestiferous, pestilential; ... show more

Polish: jadowity



2 virulent

Infectious; having the ability to cause disease.

Polish: wirulentny

3 virulent

Harsh or corrosive in tone.

synonyms: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, vitriolic.

Roget 171: strong, energetic, forcible, active; intense, deep-dyed, severe, keen, vivid, sharp, acute, incisive, trenchant, ... show more

Roget 907: malevolent, unbenevolent; unbenign; ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived; evil-minded, evil-disposed; black-browed.    malicious; malign, ... show more

Roget 900: angry, wrath, irate; ireful, wrathful; cross etc. (irascible) 901; Achillean; sulky, etc. 901.1; bitter, ... show more

Roget 895: discourteous, uncourteous; uncourtly; ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned; unbred; unmannerly, unmannered; impolite, unpolite; unpolished, uncivilized, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, acute, antagonistic, antipathetic, astringent, baleful, baneful, belligerent, biting, bitter, brutal, burning ... show more.

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