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Noxiousness


NOX'IOUSNESS, noun

1. Hurtfulness; the quality that injures, impairs or destroys; insalubrity; as the noxiousness of foul air.

2. The quality that corrupts or perverts; as the noxiousness of doctrines.

Noy, noyance, noyer, noyful, noyous, noysance. [See Annoy and Nuisance.]