Definitions for virulency

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  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"

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  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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