Pestilence in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Pestilence

a devastating illness or disease that causes a large number of individuals to die

Examples of Pestilence in a sentence

When AIDS first emerged onto the scene, it was viewed as one of the worst cases of pestilence the world has ever seen.  🔊

Scientists are working nonstop to find a cure for the pestilence that has killed thousands of people in India.  🔊

After watching so many people die of cancer, I know the disease is a pestilence.  🔊

Since I often get ill simply by looking at sick people, I consider something as small as a sneeze to be a sign of a pestilence.  🔊

In Africa, the pestilence known as Ebola has killed a huge number of persons.  🔊

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