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Definitions of noxious

  1. Noxiousness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Noxiously. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; injurious; destructive; unwholesome; insalubrious; as, noxious air, food, or climate; pernicious; corrupting to morals; as, noxious practices or examples. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Guilty; criminal. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Harmful; injurious; deadly; as, noxious gases. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Hurtful; unhealthy; poisonous. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Causing, or tending to cause, injury; pernicious; poisonous. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Hurtful; pernicious; injurious. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Productive of injury or of evil consequences; unwholesome; baneful; poisonous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for noxious

  1. He raised himself with the assistance of two of the servants, but instantly fell down dead; suffocated, I imagine by some gross and noxious vapor. – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  2. Direct observation has shown, in many instances, that the destruction of wild birds has been followed by a great multiplication of noxious insects, and, on the other hand, that these latter have been much reduced in numbers by the protection and increase of the birds that devour them. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
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