HyperDic: innocuous

English > 3 senses of the word innocuous:
ADJECTIVEallinnocuousnot injurious to physical or mental health
allinnocuous, unobjectionablenot causing disapproval
allinnocuous, innocentlacking intent or capacity to injure / injure
innocuous > pronunciation
Soundsihnaa'kyuwahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > innocuous: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot injurious to physical or mental health.
NarrowerinnoxiousHaving no adverse effect
See alsoharmlessnot causing or capable of causing harm
Oppositenoxiousinjurious to physical or mental health
Spanishinocuo, inofensivo
Catalaninnocu, inofensiu
English > innocuous: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot causing disapproval.
Examples
  • "it was an innocuous remark"
  • "confined himself to innocuous generalities"
Synonymunobjectionable
BroaderinoffensiveGiving no offense
Spanishinocuo
English > innocuous: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking intent or capacity to injure / injure.
Synonyminnocent
Broaderharmlessnot causing or capable of causing harm
Spanishinnocente, inocente, inocua, inocuo
Catalaninnocent

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