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Definition of Noxious
NoxiousNoxious Nox"ious, a. [L. noxius, fr. noxa harm; akin to nocere
to harm, hurt. Cf. Nuisance, Necromancy.]
1. Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; injurious;
destructive; unwholesome; insalubrious; as, noxious air,
food, or climate; pernicious; corrupting to morals; as,
noxious practices or examples.
Too frequent an appearance in places of public
resort is noxious to spiritual promotions. --Swift.
2. Guilty; criminal. [R.]
Those who are noxious in the eye of the law. --Abp.
Syn: Noisome; hurtful; harmful; injurious; destructive;
pernicious; mischievous; corrupting; baneful;
unwholesome; insalubrious. See Noisome. --
Nox"ious*ly, adv. -- Nox"ious*ness, n.
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