Definition Of unpernicious
having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.
the pernicious influences of the mass media
Example Of unpernicious
At its most extreme whole economies are destroyed by its pernicious influence.
At my lowest point I weighed six and a half stone, was perniciously anemic and got sent home from university.
At the same time, the pernicious influence of new urban cultural patterns could share some of the blame for rural degeneration.
Equally problematic is the pernicious effect of bad design on the environment.
For the public service, the affair demonstrates its fragility in the face of both ministers and, more perniciously , ministerial staffers.