Definition of Cancerous in English :

Define Cancerous in English

Cancerous meaning in English

Meaning of Cancerous in English

Pronunciation of Cancerous in English

Cancerous pronunciation in English

Pronounce Cancerous in English


see synonyms of cancerous


1. cancerous

relating to or affected with cancer

Example Sentences:
'a cancerous growth'

2. cancerous

like a cancer; an evil that grows and spreads

Example Sentences:
'remorse was cancerous within him'
'pornography is cancerous to the moral development of our children'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of cancerous
a. Any of various malignant neoplasms characterized by the proliferation of anaplastic cells that tend to invade surrounding tissue and metastasize to new body sites.
b. The pathological condition characterized by such growths.
2. A pernicious, spreading evil: A cancer of bigotry spread through the community.

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