cancerous

Definitions of cancerous
1

adj relating to or affected with cancer

“a cancerous growth”
Synonyms:
malignant
dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)

adj like a cancer; an evil that grows and spreads

“remorse was cancerous within him”
“pornography is cancerous to the moral development of our children”
Synonyms:
malign
evil or harmful in nature or influence

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