Part of speech:
Hostile or disparaging; malicious:
Harmful to the mind or morals; corrupting:
Infected with or contaminated by an epidemic disease.
Like or constituting a pestilence; widespread and deadly
Deadly or harmful to both sides of a group involved in a conflict, as a civil war; mutually destructive or harmful
The definition of noisome is harmful, or bad smelling.
Relentlessly hostile; implacable:
Tending or serving to eradicate; curing or destroying thoroughly, as a disease or any evil.
Causing or capable of causing death; fatal or deadly
Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
The definition of incendiary is something that is likely to cause controversy, or something that is prone to starting fires.
Capable or guilty of, or intending, murder
(Informal) Extremely reckless.
The definition of injurious is something that could cause harm to a person or their reputation, or that is offensive or abusive.
Capable of causing injury or death, especially by chemical means; poisonous:
Harmful or malignant in intent or effect:
Causing erosion; eroding
The definition of helpful is someone or something that is useful, that provides assistance or aid, or that is prone to providing aid.
Of or relating to the cure of disease.
Causing damage or harm; injurious.
Likely to be a hindrance; disadvantageous:
The definition of deadly is something likely to be terminal or the cause of your demise, or something complete, something hateful, or something extremely boring.
Harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way (as for example deleterious effects, deleterious to health).
(Computing) Causing a sudden end to the running of a program.
Causing or likely to cause epidemic disease:
Bringing or tending to bring ruin; very destructive or harmful; disastrous
Rude, harsh, mean, scathing, etc.
Of the Vandals
Disposed to violent or destructive behavior:
Explicitly or openly expressed or laid down:
Inspiring or giving hope
The definition of encouraging is something that gives hope.
Creating or able to create
Producing or capable of producing crops, goods, or services, especially in abundance:
Of, relating to, or involving a catastrophe.
Accompanied by or causing distress or disaster; calamitous.
(Archaic) Revealing what is to come; prophetic
Causing ruin or destruction
Leading to improvements or advances; formative; positive
Tending or seeking to subvert, overthrow, or destroy (an established government, institution, belief, etc.)
Preserving life; preventing death.
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