I adjective bad, baleful, corrosive, damaging, dangerous, deadly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, disadvantageous, disastrous, disserviceable, evil, fatal, harmful, heinous, hostile, hurtful, insalubrious, injurious, lethal, malevolent, malignant, mischievous, noisome, noxious, pernicious, pestilent, poisonous, prejudicial, ruinous, sinister, threatening, toxic, unwholesome, venomous, virulent II index bad (offensive), dangerous, deleterious, disadvantageous, disastrous, harmful, heinous, hostile, insalubrious, lethal, malevolent, malignant, noxious, pernicious, pestilent, sinister, virulent

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  • Baneful — Bane ful, a. Having poisonous qualities; deadly; destructive; injurious; noxious; pernicious. Baneful hemlock. Garth. Baneful wrath. Chapman. [1913 Webster] {Bane ful*ly}, adv. {Bane ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baneful — *pernicious, noxious, deleterious, detrimental Analogous words: harmful, injurious, mischievous, hurtful (see corresponding nouns at INJURY): malign, *sinister, baleful: *poisonous, venomous, toxic Antonyms: beneficial Contrasted words:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • baneful — [adj] ruinous, injurious baleful, calamitous, deadly, deleterious, destructive, disastrous, evil, fatal, harmful, hurtful, malefic, noxious, pernicious, pestilent, pestilential, poisonous, venomous, wicked; concepts 537,570 Ant. advantageous,… …   New thesaurus

  • baneful — [bān′fəl] adj. causing distress, death, or ruin; deadly SYN. PERNICIOUS banefully adv …   English World dictionary

  • baneful — baleful, baneful These two somewhat literary words are not much used in everyday language; baleful is slightly better known perhaps than baneful. Since they overlap in meaning, they tend to be confused. Baleful (from bale, ‘misery’) means ‘having …   Modern English usage

  • baneful — banefully, adv. banefulness, n. /bayn feuhl/, adj. 1. destructive; pernicious: a baneful superstition. 2. deadly; poisonous: baneful herbs. [1570 80; BANE + FUL] Syn. harmful, noxious; venomous, toxic. * * * …   Universalium

  • baneful — /ˈbeɪnfəl/ (say baynfuhl) adjective destructive; pernicious; poisonous: a baneful superstition; baneful herbs. –banefully, adverb …  

  • baneful — adjective Date: 1579 1. productive of destruction or woe ; seriously harmful < a baneful influence > 2. archaic poisonous Synonyms: see pernicious • banefully …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • baneful — See baleful, baneful …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • baneful — adjective a) Exceedingly harmful; causing harm, death, ruin. b) Deadly or sinister …   Wiktionary

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