nocuously

nocuous

[nok-yoo-uhs]
adjective
likely to cause damage or injury; harmful; noxious.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin nocuus harmful, injurious, equivalent to noc(ēre) to harm + -uus deverbal adj. suffix; see -ous

nocuously, adverb
nocuousness, noun
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nocuous (ˈnɒkjʊəs)
 
adj
rare harmful; noxious
 
[C17: from Latin nocuus, from nocēre to hurt]
 
'nocuously
 
adv
 
'nocuousness
 
n

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