perniciousness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being pernicious, very injurious, mischievous, or destructive; hurtfulness.

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  • noun The condition of being pernicious; destructiveness

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  • noun grave harmfulness or deadliness

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Examples

  • "perniciousness" with which they were reproached was nothing else but their opposition to the established polytheism; and this view of the matter was just such an one as might be expected to occur to a mind which held the sect in too much contempt to concern itself about the grounds and reasons of their conduct.

    Evidence of Christianity

  • His book develops into a sustained polemic about the perniciousness of the British class system.

    Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class by Owen Jones – review

  • Eventually, Eco gets to the literary heritage of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, and how that fiction's perniciousness was reinforced by fitting a pre-existing narrative pattern that had wormed its way into popular consciousness.

    A three pipe problem

  • Scenes of extreme mourning for Kim in the streets of Pyongyang again brought home the perniciousness of lies in such regimes, as I was reminded of Mao Zedong's death 35 years earlier.

    Reading Havel in Beijing

  • Eventually, Eco gets to the literary heritage of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, and how that fiction's perniciousness was reinforced by fitting a pre-existing narrative pattern that had wormed its way into popular consciousness.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • And he objected to long-term public debts in part because they bound more than one generation, a doctrine which Hamilton rightly attacked for its “perniciousness and absurdity.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Change I Can Believe In

  • But I'd imagine none of this fits with the narrative of Blairite disloyalty and perniciousness Milne had decided upon before he began writing his column.

    Letters: Progress does not back privatisation

  • And he objected to long-term public debts in part because they bound more than one generation, a doctrine which Hamilton rightly attacked for its “perniciousness and absurdity.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Change I Can Believe In

  • His book develops into a sustained polemic about the perniciousness of the British class system.

    Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class by Owen Jones – review

  • See now the perniciousness of the claim that the anti-Ahmadi law represent "democratic discourse"?

    Josh Mull: "Democratic Discourse": Reflections in the Pakistani Mirror

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