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TOXIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does toxic mean? 

TOXIC (adjective)
  The adjective TOXIC has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison

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


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TOXIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison

Context example:

suffering from exposure to toxic substances

Similar:

cyanogenetic; cyanogenic (capable of producing cyanide)

deadly; venomous; virulent (extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom)

hepatotoxic (toxic to the liver)

nephrotoxic (toxic to the kidney)

ototoxic (toxic to the organs of hearing or balance or to the auditory nerve)

poisonous; toxicant (having the qualities or effects of a poison)

Also:

harmful (causing or capable of causing harm)

unhealthful (detrimental to good health)

harmful; noxious (injurious to physical or mental health)

Antonym:

nontoxic (not producing or resulting from poison)


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