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Noxiousness Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    noxiousness n : the quality of being noxious [syn: harmfulness, noisomeness]
Noxiousness Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Noxious \Nox"ious\, a. [L. noxius, fr. noxa harm; akin to nocere to harm, hurt. Cf. Nuisance, Necromancy.]
  1. Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; injurious; destructive; unwholesome; insalubrious; as, noxious air, food, or climate; pernicious; corrupting to morals; as, noxious practices or examples. Too frequent an appearance in places of public resort is noxious to spiritual promotions. --Swift.
  2. Guilty; criminal. [R.] Those who are noxious in the eye of the law. --Abp. Bramhall. Syn: Noisome; hurtful; harmful; injurious; destructive; pernicious; mischievous; corrupting; baneful; unwholesome; insalubrious. See Noisome. -- Nox"ious*ly, adv. -- Nox"ious*ness, n.

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