- innocent xii,
- innocent xiii,
- innocents' day,
- innocents, massacre or slaughter of the,
- innominate artery,
- innominate bone,
- innominate cartilage,
- innominate vein
Origin of innocuous
Examples from the Web for innocuous
The contrarians of the world went full Oliver Stone on the innocuous tune, branding it “problematic” and “anti-feminist.”‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One faction contends violent games invite real-world brutality, and the other faction defends violent games as innocuous.Playing Violent Video Games Makes You a Better Person, Study Says|Kevin Zawacki|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It feels like an innocuous moment, it should be an innocuous moment, but such moments are like serrated precipices.
On May 24, 2012, Senator Jon Kyl, an Arizona Republican, gave an innocuous interview to a visiting journalist from Turkey.The Hedonistic, Possibly Holocaust-Denying Sect That’s Hoodwinking Republican Congressmen|Jay Michaelson|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More than one used the term “innocuous” to describe the laws.How Anti-Gay Will Mississippi’s ‘New’ Religious Freedom Bill Be?|Jay Michaelson|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No public account was taken of the innocuous aims, so to speak, taken by justice, in order to hit her victim.
This law, in the words of a distinguished Statesman, was then allowed to relapse "into innocuous desuetude."Shadow and Light|Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
I must not only seem normal and at ease, I actually must be so and harbor only friendly, innocuous thoughts toward The Brain.The Brain|Alexander Blade
Whatever my intentions were, I have been innocuous, for you have dogged my strides and counteracted my influence.Fantastic Fables|Ambrose Bierce
When on the march, the army ants are as innocuous at two inches as at two miles.Edge of the Jungle|William Beebe
Word Origin for innocuous
1590s, from Latin innocuus "harmless," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + nocuus "hurtful," from root of nocere "to injure, harm," from *nok-s-, suffixed form of PIE root *nek- "death" (see necro-). Related: Innocuously; innocuousness.