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 Dictionary entry overview: What does noxious mean? 

NOXIOUS (adjective)
  The adjective NOXIOUS has 1 sense:

1. injurious to physical or mental health

  Familiarity information: NOXIOUS used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

NOXIOUS (adjective)

Sense 1noxious [BACK TO TOP]


Injurious to physical or mental health


harmful; noxious

Context examples:

noxious chemical wastes / noxious ideas


baneful; deadly; pernicious; pestilent (exceedingly harmful)

corrupting; degrading (harmful to the mind or morals)

vesicant; vesicatory (causing blisters)


harmful (causing or capable of causing harm)

toxic (of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison)

unwholesome (detrimental to physical or moral well-being)


innocuous (not injurious to physical or mental health)

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