One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a pernicious influence on society’
harmful, damaging, destructive, injurious, hurtful, detrimental, deleterious, dangerous, adverse, inimical, unhealthy, unfavourable, bad, evil, baleful, wicked, malign, malevolent, malignant, noxious, poisonous, cancerous, corrupting, ruinous, deadly, lethal, fatal
literary malefic, maleficent
archaic pestilent, pestilential, baneful, pestiferous
beneficial, benign, favourable
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