Definitions For Pestilence

noun

  • A pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of
  • Any epidemic disease with a high death rate
  • A serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
  • A disease that causes many people to die

Is Pestilence 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

Scrabble
14
Words with Friends
18

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

Examples of Pestilence in a Sentence

  • After years of war and pestilence, few people remained in the city.
  • The fear that terrorists could unleash a pestilence that would wreak unspeakable havoc

Synonyms for Pestilence

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