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Etymology

1. pneumonia

noun. ['nuːˈmoʊnjə, nəˈmoʊnjə'] respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants.

Synonyms

  • pneumococcal pneumonia
  • pneumocystis pneumonia
  • bronchopneumonia
  • pneumocytosis
  • interstitial plasma cell pneumonia
  • respiratory illness
  • respiratory disorder
  • lobar pneumonia
  • viral pneumonia
  • respiratory disease
  • bronchial pneumonia
  • pleuropneumonia

Etymology

  • πνευμονία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πνεύμων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. plague

verb. ['ˈpleɪg'] cause to suffer a blight.

Synonyms

  • blight
  • afflict

Etymology

  • plage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plaga (Latin)

3. plague

verb. ['ˈpleɪg'] annoy continually or chronically.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • irritate
  • torment
  • vex
  • harass
  • molest
  • hassle
  • get to
  • frustrate
  • crucify
  • provoke
  • rile
  • chevvy
  • bother
  • devil
  • nark
  • gravel
  • chivy
  • get at
  • harry
  • chafe
  • nettle
  • annoy
  • chevy
  • haze
  • bedevil
  • beset
  • needle
  • goad
  • dun

Etymology

  • plage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plaga (Latin)

4. plague

noun. ['ˈpleɪg'] an annoyance.

Synonyms

  • bother
  • botheration
  • pain in the neck
  • pain in the ass
  • infliction
  • pain

Antonyms

  • praise
  • soothe
  • better
  • stifle

Etymology

  • plage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plaga (Latin)

5. plague

noun. ['ˈpleɪg'] 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.

Synonyms

  • bubonic plague
  • plague pneumonia
  • septicemic plague
  • glandular plague
  • pest
  • pulmonic plague
  • pneumonic plague
  • pestilence
  • pestis bubonica
  • epidemic disease

Antonyms

  • pleasure
  • comedy
  • show
  • reality

Etymology

  • plage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plaga (Latin)

6. plague

noun. ['ˈpleɪg'] a swarm of insects that attack plants.

Synonyms

  • infestation
  • swarm

Antonyms

  • cultivated plant
  • clear up
  • orient

Etymology

  • plage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plaga (Latin)

7. plague

noun. ['ˈpleɪg'] any epidemic disease with a high death rate.

Synonyms

  • pest
  • epidemic disease

Antonyms

  • discourage
  • achromatic
  • brighten

Etymology

  • plage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plaga (Latin)

8. plague

noun. ['ˈpleɪg'] any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God).

Synonyms

  • disaster
  • cataclysm
  • catastrophe
  • calamity

Antonyms

  • end
  • consume
  • bore
  • calm

Etymology

  • plage (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plaga (Latin)

Example sentences of the word plague-pneumonia


1. Noun Phrase
The bacteria that cause this disease, Yersinia pestis, becomes airborne when people with plague pneumonia cough or sneeze; a dog could become infected with pneumonic plague as well.

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