Virulent


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Virulent

  • (adj) (of a disease or poison) extremely severe or harmful in its effects;“a virulent strain of influenza”
  • (adj) bitterly hostile;“a virulent attack on liberalism”

Virulent (विरलन्ट / विर्यलन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • उग्र, जहरीला, तीखा, द्रोही, विषमय, विषाक्त, विषैला, संक्रामक

Virulent Origin

  • late Middle English (originally describing a poisoned wound): from Latin virulentus, from virus ‘poison’

Virulent in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Virulent CPM hatred triggered attack on CITU leader.
  • In this past week we have seen virulent hysteria from political leaders on a scale rarely seen before.
  • Even while targeting BJP, parties are competing with each other to be seen as the most virulent critic of the half-baked move.
  • Strain of dengue in Delhi less virulent, says health secretary.
  • On the social media, the tone is virulent; one asked, “why should every policy be about the poor.” Why indeed?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Virulent

  • viru =virus = poison

Virulent Pronunciation


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