How many syllables in pernicious?

  269387154 syllables

Divide pernicious into syllables:   per-ni-cious
Stressed syllable in pernicious:   per-ni-cious
How to pronounce pernicious:   per-nish-us
How to say pernicious:

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Synonyms for pernicious

2 syllables
  • deadly
  • harmful
  • spiteful
  • evil
  • noxious
3 syllables
4 syllables
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