harmful; injurious: nocent chemical waste and other toxins.
guilty; not innocent.
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How to use nocent in a sentence
Salvo cuique sua hreditas est, nulli nisi nocenti magistratus nocent.
Light stripes may suffice for quelling the less nocent dunces.
A court was established under an act of parliament in Dublin, to try the claims of 'nocent' and 'innocent' proprietors.
If the proportions of nocent and innocent were the same, an immense number of innocent persons were deprived of their property.
The judges, who were Englishmen, declared in their first session that 168 were innocent to 19 nocent.