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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vir·u·lence /ˈvɪrələn(t)s, ˈvɪrjə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 vir·u·lence /ˈvɪr(j)ələn(t)s/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vir·u·lence Vir·u·len·cy n.
 1. The quality or state of being virulent or venomous; poisonousness; malignancy.
 2. Extreme bitterness or malignity of disposition.  “Refuted without satirical virulency.”
    The virulence of one declaimer, or the profundities and sublimities of the other.   --I. Taylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to
           cause disease); "the virulence of the plague" [syn: virulency]
      2: extreme hostility; "the virulence of the malicious old man"
         [syn: virulency]