What does innocuous mean?

Definitions for innocuousɪˈnɒk yu əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. innocuous(adj)

    not injurious to physical or mental health

  2. innocuous, unobjectionable(adj)

    not causing disapproval

    "it was an innocuous remark"; "confined himself to innocuous generalities"; "unobjectionable behavior"

  3. innocent, innocuous(adj)

    lacking intent or capacity to injure

    "an innocent prank"

Wiktionary

  1. innocuous(Adjective)

    Harmless; producing no ill effect.

  2. innocuous(Adjective)

    Inoffensive; unprovocative; not exceptional.

  3. Origin: From innocuus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Innocuous(adj)

    harmless; producing no ill effect; innocent

  2. Origin: [L. innocuus; in- not + nocuus hurtful, fr. nocere to hurt. See Innocent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Innocuous

    in-nok′ū-us, adj. not hurtful: harmless in effects.—adv. Innoc′uously.—ns. Innoc′uousness, Innocū′ity, the state of being innocuous. [L. innocuusin, not, nocuus, hurtful—nocēre, to hurt.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of innocuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of innocuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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