Definition of Nocent

1. Adjective. Having a tendency to cause harm.

Similar to: Harmful



Definition of Nocent

1. a. Doing hurt, or having a tendency to hurt; hurtful; mischievous; noxious; as, nocent qualities.

2. n. A criminal.

Definition of Nocent

1. Adjective. (rare) Causing injury; harmful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nocent

1. harmful [adj] - See also: harmful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nocent

nobody's perfect
nobs
nobuddy
nocake
nocakes
nocardia asteroides
nocardia infections
nocardiaceae
nocardiasis
nocardioform
nocardioform group
nocardioses
nocardiosis
nocebo
nocebos
nocent (current term)
nocently
nocents
nochel
nochelled
nochels
noci-
noci-influence
nociceptin
nociceptins
nociception
nociceptive
nociceptive reflex
nociceptor
nociceptors

Literary usage of Nocent

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1. Religious Thought in England, from the Reformation to the End of Last by John Hunt (1870)
"Then came ' the three nocent ceremonies,' which had from the beginning been a sore burden to the Puritans,—the surplice, the sign of the cross in baptism, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"... the last hope of an lib nocent man. Against all this It Is urged that the statute la found in the Code under the title of "Proceedings In Civil Cases. ..."

3. The Wonders of the Invisible World: Being an Account of the Tryals of by Cotton Mather, Increase Mather (1862)
"... as well as of a nocent and Wicked Person, to Afflict such as suffer by Diabolical Molestations 1 The Answer to the Question must be Affirmative; ..."

4. A Letter on the Genius and Dispositions of the French Government: Including by Robert Walsh (1810)
"... nocent victims, whom Murat, the day after the tumult of the 2d of May, caused to be grouped together and shot by his soldiery, in the principal square ..."

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