- harmful; injurious.
- Archaic. guilty.
Origin of nocent
Related Words for nocentunhealthy, insulting, adverse, noxious, poisonous, pernicious, harmful, prejudicial, detrimental, slanderous, disadvantageous, ruinous, destructive, damaging, injurious, hostile, foreboding, cross, foul, wrong
Examples from the Web for nocent
Historical Examples of nocent
This leads to the remark that all parasitic growths are not nocent.
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.