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Definition of Pestilence


  1. Specifically, the disease known as the plague; hence, any contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is virulent and devastating.
  2. Fig.: That which is pestilent, noxious, or pernicious to the moral character of great numbers.

Pestilence Translations

pestilence in Dutch is pest
pestilence in German is Seuche
pestilence in Latin is lues, pestilencia
pestilence in Spanish is pestilencia
pestilence in Swedish is farsot