Pernicious is a related term of hateful.
As adjectives the difference between pernicious and hateful
is that pernicious
is causing much harm in a subtle way while hateful
is evoking a feeling of hatred.
Causing much harm in a subtle way.
* 1911 , ,
Causing death or injury; deadly.
- Puritanism no longer employs the thumbscrew and lash; but it still has a most pernicious hold on the minds and feelings of the American people.
Evoking a feeling of hatred.
Full of hatred.