The condition of being pernicious; destructiveness(noun)
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""perniciousness" with which they were reproached was nothing else but their opposition to the established polytheism; and this view of the matter was just such an one as might be expected to occur to a mind which held the sect in too much contempt to concern itself about the grounds and reasons of their conduct."
"His book develops into a sustained polemic about the perniciousness of the British class system."
"And he objected to long-term public debts in part because they bound more than one generation, a doctrine which Hamilton rightly attacked for its “perniciousness and absurdity.”"