Definitions For Pernicious


  • Working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
  • Exceedingly harmful

Is Pernicious a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Pernicious is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pernicious in a Sentence

  • 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.

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Antonyms for Pernicious

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