Innoxious In*nox"ious, a. [L. innoxius. See {In-} not, and {Noxious}.] 1. Free from hurtful qualities or effects; harmless; innocuous. ``Innoxious flames.'' --Sir K. Digby. [1913 Webster]

2. Free from crime; pure; innocent. --Pope. -- {In*nox`ious*ly}, adv. -- {In*nox"ious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • innoxiously — in·noxiously …   English syllables

  • innoxiously — adverb see innoxious …   Useful english dictionary

  • innoxious — innoxiously, adv. innoxiousness, n. /i nok sheuhs/, adj. harmless; innocuous. [1615 25; < L innoxius. See IN 3, NOXIOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • innoxious — /ɪˈnɒkʃəs/ (say i nokshuhs) adjective harmless; innocuous. –innoxiously, adverb –innoxiousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • innoxious — adj. harmless. Derivatives: innoxiously adv. innoxiousness n. Etymology: L innoxius (as IN (1), NOXIOUS) …   Useful english dictionary

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