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Related to noxiousness: laterad, anxiousness, disaggregation, fluctuant

noxious

 [nok´shus]
hurtful; injurious; pernicious.

nox·ious

(nok'shŭs),
Injurious; harmful.
[L. noxius, injurious, fr. noceo, to injure]

noxious

/nox·ious/ (nok´shus) hurtful; injurious; pernicious.

noxious

[nok′shəs]
Etymology: L, noxius, harm
harmful, injurious, or detrimental to health.

nox·ious

(nok'shŭs)
Injurious; harmful.
[L. noxius, injurious, fr. noceo, to injure]

noxious

Harmful to health.

nox·ious

(nok'shŭs)
Injurious; harmful.
[L. noxius, injurious, fr. noceo, to injure]

noxious (nok´shus),

adj hurtful; not wholesome.

noxious

hurtful; injurious; pernicious.

noxious gases
those encountered in nature include ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, methane, sulfur dioxide; industrial intoxicants include ammonia, carbon monoxide, cyanide, and a variety of toxic smokes and fumes.
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Such writings not only demonstrate great knowledge on her part, but utmost sensitivity to what was and is, for some, the noxiousness of human existence.
The HDI was degassed only briefly at room temperature due to its volatility and noxiousness.
Left to his own devices, the patient in Notes on Nursing seems about to die not so much from disease, but from the noxious state of his own body, a thermometer of the noxiousness of domesticity itself.
Fiscal benefit compensates for environmental noxiousness (see Fischel 1975, McGuire 1987, and White 1975).