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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Diana Graber:

    I've devoted myself to hanging out with people who aren't toxic for me.

  2. Hollin Kretzmann:

    It’s inexcusable that state regulators are letting oil companies dump toxic waste fluid into California’s water supplies during the worst drought in 1,200 years, the oil industry’s illegal injections need to stop immediately to protect our groundwater.

  3. Sarah Schielke:

    I love it. if I didn’t release this, the Loveland Police’s toxic culture of arrogance and entitlement, along with their horrific abuse of the vulnerable and powerless, would carry on, business as usual. I won’t be a part of that.

  4. Olga Santiago:

    There was no evidence of any inflammatory central nervous system process or toxic or drug-related brain damage.

  5. Quinn Kiley:

    Right now energy is sort of a toxic environment.

Images & Illustrations of toxic

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