Innocuously
Innocuous In*noc"u*ous, a. [L. innocuus; in- not + nocuus hurtful, fr. nocere to hurt. See {Innocent}.] Harmless; producing no ill effect. [1913 Webster]

A patient, innocuous, innocent man. --Burton. -- {In*noc"u*ous*ly}, adv. -- {In*noc"u*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Where the salt sea innocuously breaks. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]


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  • innocuously — innocuous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not harmful or offensive. DERIVATIVES innocuously adverb innocuousness noun. ORIGIN Latin innocuus, from in not + nocere to hurt …   English terms dictionary

  • innocuously — adverb see innocuous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • innocuously — See innocuous. * * * …   Universalium

  • innocuously — adverb In an innocuous manner …   Wiktionary

  • innocuously — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. harmlessly, innocently, without harm, without damage; see kindly 2 , politely …   English dictionary for students

  • innocuously — adv. harmlessly; inoffensively; insipidly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • innocuously — in·noc·u·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • innocuously — See: innocuous …   English dictionary

  • innocuously — adverb see innocuous …   Useful english dictionary

  • innocuous — innocuously, adv. innocuousness, innocuity /in euh kyooh i tee/, n. /i nok yooh euhs/, adj. 1. not harmful or injurious; harmless: an innocuous home remedy. 2. not likely to irritate or offend; inoffensive; an innocuous remark. 3. not interesting …   Universalium

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