SYN: innocuous. [L. in-noxius, fr. in, neg. + noceo, to injure]

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in·nox·ious 'i(n)-'näk-shəs adj INNOCUOUS <an \innoxious substance>

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in·nox·ious (ĭ-nokґshəs) [in-2 + noxius] not injurious; not hurtful.

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  • Innoxious — In*nox ious, a. [L. innoxius. See {In } not, and {Noxious}.] 1. Free from hurtful qualities or effects; harmless; innocuous. Innoxious flames. Sir K. Digby. [1913 Webster] 2. Free from crime; pure; innocent. Pope. {In*nox ious*ly}, adv. {In*nox… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • innoxious — index harmless, innocuous, irreprehensible, nontoxic, salutary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • innoxious — [i näk′shəs] adj. [L innoxius] not noxious; harmless; innocuous …   English World dictionary

  • innoxious — innoxiously, adv. innoxiousness, n. /i nok sheuhs/, adj. harmless; innocuous. [1615 25; < L innoxius. See IN 3, NOXIOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • innoxious — adjective Having no harmful effect …   Wiktionary

  • innoxious — in·nox·ious || ɪ nÉ‘kʃəs / nÉ’k adj. not harmful, not dangerous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • innoxious — a. Harmless, inoffensive, innocuous, innocent …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • innoxious — in·noxious …   English syllables

  • innoxious — /ɪˈnɒkʃəs/ (say i nokshuhs) adjective harmless; innocuous. –innoxiously, adverb –innoxiousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • innoxious —   a. harmless …   Dictionary of difficult words

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