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1. innocuous

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɑːkjuːəs'] not causing disapproval.

Synonyms

  • unobjectionable

Antonyms

  • existent
  • sophisticated

Etymology

  • innocuus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Innocuous

  • ambiguous
  • arduous
  • conspicuous
  • contemptuous
  • contiguous
  • continuous
  • deciduous
  • disingenuous
  • incongruous
  • ingenuous
  • promiscuous
  • strenuous
  • sumptuous
  • tempestuous
  • tumultuous
  • vacuous
  • virtuous

Example sentences of the word innocuous


1. Adjective
While it may seem innocuous, this dish has more than its fair share of fat and calories.

Quotes containing the word innocuous


1. I challenge you to find a more innocuous sentence containing the words sperm, suction, swallow, and any homophone of seaman. And then call me up on the homophone and read it to me.
- Mary Roach, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

2. innocuous

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɑːkjuːəs'] lacking intent or capacity to injure.

Synonyms

  • harmless

Antonyms

  • unrighteous
  • guilty

Etymology

  • innocuus (Latin)

3. innocuous

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɑːkjuːəs'] not injurious to physical or mental health.

Synonyms

  • innoxious

Antonyms

  • harmful
  • inculpatory

Etymology

  • innocuus (Latin)
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