What does toxic mean?

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ˈtɒk sɪktox·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. toxic(adj)

    of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison

    "suffering from exposure to toxic substances"

Wiktionary

  1. toxic(Adjective)

    Having a chemical nature that is harmful to health or lethal if consumed or otherwise entering into the body in sufficient quantities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toxic(adj)

    alt. of Toxical

Freebase

  1. Toxic

    "Toxic" is a song by American recording artist Britney Spears from her fourth album, In the Zone. It was written by the Swedish producers Bloodshy & Avant and Henrik Jonback and was released on January 12, 2004, by Jive Records as the second single from the album. After trying to choose between " Boom Boom" and "Outrageous" to be the second single from In the Zone, Spears selected "Toxic" instead. A dance-pop song with electropop influences, "Toxic" features varied instrumentation, such as drums, synthesizers and surf guitar. It is accompanied by high-pitched Bollywood strings and breathy vocals. Its lyrics refer to being addicted to a lover. The song has received critical acclaim by music critics, who deemed it as the strongest track of In the Zone, while praising its hook and chorus. "Toxic" attained worldwide success, reaching the top-five in fifteen countries, while topping the charts in Australia, Canada, Hungary, Norway and the United Kingdom. In the United States, it became her fourth Top 10 single. The accompanying music video for the song was directed by Joseph Kahn and features references to Blade Runner, The Seven Year Itch and the films of John Woo. It portrays Spears as a secret agent in the search of a vial of green liquid. After she steals it, she enters an apartment and poisons her unfaithful boyfriend. The video also includes interspersed scenes of Spears naked with diamonds over her body. After Janet Jackson's Super Bowl incident, the video was considered too racy for MTV and was moved to late-night programming.

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'toxic' in Adjectives Frequency: #902

How to pronounce toxic?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of toxic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of toxic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of toxic in a Sentence

  1. Sunil Choudhary:

    The problem was the smoke -- all the windows and doors were shut and there was dense smoke inside, no one could get out. There was an iron door and it was locked and people were brought out only after we broke the door open. It had become a toxic chamber.

  2. Martin Cazenave:

    The same drug has been used to treat Chagas for the past 40 years, the main issue is to try to develop a new drug that's not as toxic and doesn't produce so many adverse affects, such as skin rashes and nausea. The current drug is very tough on the patient.

  3. Richard Isaacson:

    These toxic particles are so small they can make it past this barrier, or this gate, and cause neuroinflammation and cognitive decline.

  4. Pankaj Bhalla:

    The ad is not about toxic masculinity. It is about men taking more action every day to set the best example for the next generation, this was intended to simply say that the enemy for all of us is inaction.

  5. Hank Lambert:

    Most of the sanitizers and disinfectants that are in use today are highly toxic.

Images & Illustrations of toxic

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