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1. noxious

adjective. ['ˈnɑːkʃəs'] injurious to physical or mental health.

Synonyms

  • pernicious
  • pestilent
  • corrupting
  • vesicatory
  • unwholesome
  • harmful
  • deadly
  • degrading
  • baneful
  • vesicant

Antonyms

  • harmless
  • innocuous
  • wholesome
  • healthful

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Words that Rhyme with Noxious

  • ambitious
  • anxious
  • anxious
  • atrocious
  • audacious
  • auspicious
  • capacious
  • capricious
  • cautious
  • ceraceous
  • conscientious
  • conscious
  • contentious
  • crustaceous
  • delicious
  • efficacious
  • expeditious
  • facetious
  • factitious
  • fallacious

Example sentences of the word noxious


1. Adjective
Drinking water can be contaminated and beaches closed due to noxious odors and risk of infection.

Quotes containing the word noxious


1. Often we take personally the slings and arrows of our 'abusers'. But frequently we are merely the interchangeable pawns of their own neurotic dramas. Anyone else in your position would have received the same treatment. There is nothing especially noxious or negatively noteworthy about you.
- Brian L. Weiss, Messages from the Masters: Tapping Into the Power of Love

2. The simplest strategy for bouts of noxious flatus is to not care. Or perhaps to take advantage of a gastroenterologist I know: get a dog. (To blame.)
- Mary Roach, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

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