Learn English Words the Easy Way Series – Virulent (adj)

in education •  3 months ago 

This series is particularly tailored for people learning English – English words particularly. Like many languages, English words can be broken down into parts; each part has its own meaning, contributing to the overall meaning of the word itself. Understanding how each word is put together with “parts” helps a learner remember English words easier.

Virulent - (adj)


Harsh. Dangerous. Contagious.

In Part:

Virul + ent

Virus/Poisonous + [adj]

"Virulent" and "Virus" share the same root – viru, which means poison.

Literally, virulent means “poisonous”. This word extends to describe something being dangerous, harsh or contagious.


  1. The situation goes virulent.

  2. Virulent criticism.

  3. Virulent infection.

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