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Definitions and Synonyms of virulence | Another word for virulence | What is virulence?

Definition 1: extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where virulence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the virulence of the plague

Synonyms for virulence in the sense of this definition

(virulence is a kind of ...) destructiveness that causes harm or injury

(virulence belongs to category ...) any organism of microscopic size

Definition 2: extreme hostility - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where virulence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the virulence of the malicious old man

Synonyms for virulence in the sense of this definition

(virulence is a kind of ...) a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition

"he could not conceal his hostility"

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