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?

pest

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (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!

    Synonyms

    * (creature ) bug

    Anagrams

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    malignity

    English

    Noun

  • The quality of being malign or malignant; badness, evilness, monstrosity, depravity, maliciousness.
  • * 1861 , Charles Dickens, Great Expectations , :
  • 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.
  • A non-benign cancer; a malignancy.
  • * 2005 , Jun;106(3):177-80 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.

    References

    * Webster's Dictionary On-line * Catholic Archives Notre Dame University * (w, Strong's Concordance) * King James Version of the Bible