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]

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  • innoxiousness — in·noxiousness …   English syllables

  • innoxiousness — noun 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

  • innocence — n. 1. Harmlessness, inoffensiveness, innocuousness, innoxiousness. 2. Guiltlessness, sinlessness, blamelessness, guilelessness, purity, simplicity, stainlessness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • innocence — n 1. sinlessness, virtue, virtuousness, decency, probity; immaculateness, faultlessness, flaw lessness, impeccability; stainlessness, spotlessness, cleanness; chastity, purity, incorruption, incorruptibility, righteousness, uprightness;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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

  • innocence — [n1] blamelessness chastity, clean hands*, clear conscience*, guiltlessness, immaculateness, impeccability, incorruptibility, incorruption, inculpability, probity, purity, righteousness, sinlessness, stainlessness, uprightness, virtue; concept… …   New thesaurus

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

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