Word of the Day: noxious

nox·ious adjective \ˈnäk-shəs\: harmful to living things

 Full Definition of NOXIOUS

1a:  physically harmful or destructive to living beings <noxious waste>

b:  constituting a harmful influence on mind or behavior; especially:  morally corrupting <noxious doctrines>

nox·ious·ly adverb
nox·ious·ness noun
Examples of NOXIOUS

  1. <mixing bleach and ammonia can cause noxious fumes that can seriously harm you>
  2. <noxious smog that for years has been encrusting the historic cathedral with soot>

Related to NOXIOUS

Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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