Pest vs Malignity - What's the difference?
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Pest is a related term of malignity.
As nouns the difference between pest and malignity
is that pest
is plague while malignity
is the quality of being malign or malignant; badness, evilness, monstrosity, depravity, maliciousness.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(originally) A plague, pestilence, epidemic
An annoying, harmful, often destructive creature.
An annoying person.
(British, slang) Someone with poor social discipline who continually bothers uninterested women.
- Stop being such a pest and leave that girl alone!
* (creature ) bug
The quality of being malign or malignant; badness, evilness, monstrosity, depravity, maliciousness.
* 1861 , Charles Dickens, Great Expectations , :
A non-benign cancer; a malignancy.
* 2005 , Jun;106(3):177-80
- His enjoyment of the spectacle I furnished, as he sat with his arms folded on the table, shaking his head at me and hugging himself, had a malignity in it that made me tremble.
English abstract of French article "Multiple metastases of a mandibular ameloblastoma" R.L. Abada et al., "Multiple metastases of a mandibular ameloblastoma", Revue de stomatologie et de chirurgie maxillo-faciale
- The absence of any histological sign of malignity in the primary tumor and in the metastases, as observed in our patient, is remarkable.
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* King James Version of the Bible