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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parasitic, parasiticaladjective

    relating to or caused by parasites

    "parasitic infection"

  2. parasitic, parasitical, leechlike, bloodsuckingadjective

    of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another

    "a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses"; "parasitic vines that strangle the trees"; "bloodsucking blackmailer"; "his indolent leechlike existence"


  1. parasiticaladjective

    of, pertaining to, or having the characteristics of a parasite; parasitic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parasiticaladjective

    of the nature of a parasite; fawning for food or favors; sycophantic

  2. Parasiticaladjective

    of or pertaining to parasites; living on, or deriving nourishment from, some other living animal or plant. See Parasite, 2 & 3

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parasitical in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parasitical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of parasitical in a Sentence

  1. Ayn Rand:

    If there is any one proof of a man's incompetence, it is the stagnant mentality of a worker who, doing some small routine job in a vast undertaking, does not care to look beyond the lever of a machine, does not choose to know how the machine got there or what makes his job possible, and proclaims that the management of the undertaking is parasitical and unneccessary.

  2. Nicolas Maduro:

    At the start of this year the parasitical oligarchy ambushed us but we and the people are responding.

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    something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
    • A. pluck
    • B. reciprocal
    • C. leaven
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