Parasitic (not comparable)
- Pertaining to a biological or symbolic parasite.
- Drawing upon another organism for sustenance.
- Exploiting another for personal gain.
NounParasitic (plural Parasitics)
- (computing) Component of a circuit that does not show up in a circuit's schematic but does show up in the circuit's behavior.
Adverbs for Parasitic
miserably; submissively; slavishly; helplessly; sycophantically; dependably; subserviently; obsequiously; inexplicably; obscurely; inscrutably; strangely; pitiably; contemptibly; amazingly; singularly; needlessly; pusillanimously; feebly; disgustingly; distressingly; hatefully; odiously; incomprehensibly.
abject, accompanying, accordant, agreeing, all-devouring, all-engulfing, associate, associated, at one with, backscratching, beggarly, bloodsucking, bone-lazy, bootlicking, cadging, coacting, coactive, coadunate, coincident, collaborative, collective, collusive, combined, combining, commensal, concerted, concomitant, concordant, concurrent, concurring, conjoint, consilient, conspiratorial, cooperant, cooperative, coordinate, cowering, coworking, crawling, cringing, crouching, dilatory, do-nothing, doless, dronish, drony, easy, ecological, ecotopic, ergophobic, extortionate, faineant, fawning, flattering, footlicking, good-for-nothing, grabby, grasping, groveling, hangdog, harmonious, indolent, ingratiating, joint, kowtowing, laggard, lax, lazy, leechlike, lupine, mealymouthed, meeting, nonaggressive, obeisant, obsequious, on bended knee, predacious, predatory, procrastinative, prostrate, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, ravenous, remiss, saprophytic, scrounging, sharkish, shiftless, slack, slothful, slow, sniveling, sponging, sycophantic, symbiotic, synchronous, synergetic, synergic, synergistic, timeserving, toadeating, toadying, toadyish, truckling, unenterprising, united, uniting, vulturine, vulturous, wolfish, work-shy