Morbifical
Morbific Mor*bif"ic, Morbifical Mor*bif"ic*al, a. [L. morbus disease + -ficare (in comp.) to make: cf. F. morbifique. See {-fy}.] Causing disease; generating a sickly state; as, a morbific matter. [1913 Webster]

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  • morbifical — index insalubrious, malignant, pestilent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • Morbific — Mor*bif ic, Morbifical Mor*bif ic*al, a. [L. morbus disease + ficare (in comp.) to make: cf. F. morbifique. See { fy}.] Causing disease; generating a sickly state; as, a morbific matter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • morbific — morbifically, adv. /mawr bif ik/, adj. causing disease. Also, morbifical. [1645 55; < NL morbificus, equiv. to morb(us) sickness + i I + ficus FIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • insalubrious — I adjective baleful, baneful, calamitous, damaging, dangerous, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, disadvantageous, disastrous, fraught with danger, gravis, harmful, hazardous, hurtful, injurious, insalubris, lethal, lethiferous, malefic,… …   Law dictionary

  • malignant — I adjective atrocious, baleful, baneful, barbarous, bitter, blackhearted, bloodthirsty, brutal, brutish, cancerous, caustic, cold blooded, coldhearted, consuming, corrosive, cruel, damaging, dangerous, deadly, death bringing, death dealing,… …   Law dictionary

  • pestilent — I adjective baleful, baneful, contagious, damaging, dangerous, deadly, death dealing, deathly, deleterious, destructive, disastrous, disease ridden, diseased, epidemic, evil, fatal, feral, foul, harmful, hurtful, infectious, injurious,… …   Law dictionary

  • malarial — adj 1. malarian, malarious, aguelike; feverish, febrile, fevered, feverous, fever ridden, flushed, hot, burning, All Pathol. pyretic, pyrexic, pyrexical; Both Pathol. jaundiced, icteric; stricken, infected, diseased, sick, ill. 2. malaria… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nocuous — adj harmful, hurtful, noxious, nocent, noisome; deleterious, pernicious, injurious, baneful, mischievous; baleful, menacing, malignant, malign; unwholesome, unhealthy, unhealthful, insalubrious; poisonous, venomous, virulent, toxic, mephitic,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • noisome — adj 1. disgusting, repugnant, aversive, obnoxious, fulsome; nauseating, nauseous, Med. nauseam, sickening, distasteful, unpalatable, unsavory, unappetizing, insipid; fetid, rancid, sour, putrid, putrescent, putrified, graveolent, rotten, stinking …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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