noxiousness
noun see noxious

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  • noxiousness — index harm Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Noxiousness — Noxious Nox ious, a. [L. noxius, fr. noxa harm; akin to nocere to harm, hurt. Cf. {Nuisance}, {Necromancy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; injurious; destructive; unwholesome; insalubrious; as, noxious air, food, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noxiousness — See noxiously. * * * …   Universalium

  • noxiousness — nÉ‘kʃəsnɪs / nÉ’k n. state of being noxious, harmfulness, injuriousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noxiousness — nox·ious·ness …   English syllables

  • noxiousness — noun the quality of being noxious • Syn: ↑harmfulness, ↑noisomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑noxious, ↑noisome (for: ↑noisomeness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • harmfulness — noun 1. destructiveness that causes harm or injury • Syn: ↑injuriousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑injurious (for: ↑injuriousness), ↑harmful • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • noisomeness — noun the quality of being noxious • Syn: ↑harmfulness, ↑noxiousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑noxious (for: ↑noxiousness), ↑noisome • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Infertility — In fer*til i*ty, n. [L. infertilitas: cf. F. infertilit[ e].] The state or quality of being infertile; unproductiveness; barrenness. [1913 Webster] The infertility or noxiousness of the soil. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noxious — adjective Etymology: Middle English noxius, from Latin, from noxa harm; akin to Latin nocēre to harm, nec , nex violent death, Greek nekros dead body Date: 15th century 1. a. physically harmful or destructive to living beings < noxious waste > b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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