morbific


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

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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 — index deleterious, harmful, insalubrious, malignant, peccant (unhealthy), pernicious, pestilent …   Law dictionary

  • morbific — [môr bif′ik] adj. [Fr morbifique < LL morbificare, to produce disease < L morbus, disease (see MORBID) + facere, to make, DO1] causing or leading to disease: also morbifical …   English World dictionary

  • morbific — adjective That causes disease; sickening, pathogenic …   Wiktionary

  • morbific — SYN: pathogenic. [L. morbus, disease, + facio, to make] * * * mor·bif·ic mȯr bif ik adj causing disease: generating a sickly state …   Medical dictionary

  • morbific — Synonyms and related words: bad, bad for, contaminated, foul, harmful, injurious, insalubrious, insanitary, noisome, noxious, pathogenic, peccant, pestiferous, polluted, septic, tainted, unhealthful, unhealthy, unhygienic, unsanitary, unwholesome …   Moby Thesaurus

  • morbífic — mor|bí|fic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • morbific — mÉ”rbɪfɪk / mɔː adj. infected with a disease; causing a disease …   English contemporary dictionary

  • morbific — [mɔ: bɪfɪk] adjective dated causing disease …   English new terms dictionary

  • morbific — a. Noxious, deleterious, unwholesome, unhealthy, pestilential, poisonous, baneful …   New dictionary of synonyms


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