What does poisonous mean?

Definitions for poisonous
ˈpɔɪ zə nəspoi·sonous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poisonous, toxicantadjective

    having the qualities or effects of a poison

  2. poisonousadjective

    not safe to eat

  3. poisonous, venomous, viciousadjective

    marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful

    "poisonous hate"; "venomous criticism"; "vicious gossip"

Wiktionary

  1. poisonousadjective

    Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous

  2. poisonousadjective

    Inedible due to containing poison; poisonous to eat

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poisonousadjective

    having the qualities or effects of poison; venomous; baneful; corrupting; noxious

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poisonous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poisonous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of poisonous in a Sentence

  1. The President:

    It will be seen as validation of what they already think, that we're not a rule of law country, that's what makes it so poisonous, that they'll think we're just like them and we're not.

  2. Frederick Saunders:

    Pride, like laudanun and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Surprisingly a person keeping dangerous & poisonous reptiles becomes a main news , but no channel gives any views or reviews on those people living happily with foes under the guise of friends.

  4. David Cameron:

    All of us have been horrified by the way that British teenagers appear to have been radicalized and duped by this poisonous ideology of Islamist extremism while at home on the internet in their bedrooms, given reports that one of the girls was following as many as 70 extremists online, this case underlines the importance of the work we are doing with social media companies.

  5. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:

    You will ruin no more lives as you ruined mine. You will wring no more hearts as you wrung mine. I will free the world of a poisonous thing. Take that, you hound, and that! -- and that! -- and that! -- and that!

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