Definitions for virulency

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word virulency

Princeton's WordNet

  1. virulence, virulency(noun)

    extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease)

    "the virulence of the plague"

  2. virulence, virulency(noun)

    extreme hostility

    "the virulence of the malicious old man"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virulency(noun)

    the quality or state of being virulent or venomous; poisonousness; malignancy

  2. Virulency(noun)

    extreme bitterness or malignity of disposition

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. virulence, L. virulentia an offensive odor, a stench.]

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