Synonyms and Antonyms for pestilence

1. pestilence (n.)

a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal


2. pestilence (n.)

a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of


3. pestilence (n.)

any epidemic disease with a high death rate