not injurious to physical or mental health
not causing disapproval
"it was an innocuous remark"; "confined himself to innocuous generalities"; "unobjectionable behavior"
lacking intent or capacity to injure
"an innocent prank"
Harmless; producing no ill effect.
Inoffensive; unprovocative; not exceptional.
Etymology: From innocuus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Harmless in effects.
Etymology: innocuus, Latin.
The most dangerous poisons, skilfully managed, may be made not only innocuous, but of all other medicines the most effectual. Nehemiah Grew, Cosmol.
harmless; producing no ill effect; innocent
Etymology: [L. innocuus; in- not + nocuus hurtful, fr. nocere to hurt. See Innocent.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-nok′ū-us, adj. not hurtful: harmless in effects.—adv. Innoc′uously.—ns. Innoc′uousness, Innocū′ity, the state of being innocuous. [L. innocuus—in, not, nocuus, hurtful—nocēre, to hurt.]
The numerical value of innocuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of innocuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
The composition of the SCSRT (Iran’s Supreme Council for Science, Research and Technology)– which includes the President of Iran as well as several Government Ministers – shows how central both the SCSRT and UNIDO are to the regime’s scientific and technological policies, we know that Iran is prepared to exploit any avenue to advance its nuclear program. Even the most seemingly innocuous routes like academic exchange with European universities are targets.
The big question is why are units from the Central Military District 3,000 miles from their garrison hanging around for the winter ? it is difficult to find an innocuous explanation for the military activity that's been taking place.
This indictment is filled with allegations of innocuous events that somehow the government has cobbled into a theory of bribery, it's not a crime to be friends with people you work with.
Where does this or that person hang out? Do they play golf, for example? Once they identify who exactly they need, what kind of access, they figure out that person's patterns of behavior … they would show up, like, on a tennis court if you are playing tennis. And they would strike a conversation with you and try to be your friend. And you have no idea that you've been targeted because it all looks so innocuous and accidental.
If Eric Rosenfeldt did indeed leave for good, that is too bad... I was merely seeking clarification about some of Eric Rosenfeldt posts and thought our interaction to be innocuous.
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- غير مؤذيةArabic
- innocuCatalan, Valencian
- unverfänglich, harmlos, konform, gewöhnlichGerman
- inofensivo, inocuoSpanish
- viaton, harmiton, vaaratonFinnish
- לא מזיקHebrew
- 無毒, 無難, 当たり障りのない, 無害Japanese
- Nam satis iniquumLatin
- braaf, onschadelijk, onschuldigDutch
- безвредный, безобидныйRussian
- oskyldig, oskadlig, ofarligSwedish
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