nocent

[ noh-suh nt ]
/ ˈnoʊ sənt /

adjective

harmful; injurious.
Archaic. guilty.

Nearby words

  1. nocardia asteroides,
  2. nocardia caviae,
  3. nocardia farcinica,
  4. nocardiosis,
  5. nocebo,
  6. noci-,
  7. noci-influence,
  8. nociceptive,
  9. nociceptive reflex,
  10. nociceptor

Origin of nocent

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin nocent-, stem of nocēns, present participle of nocēre to do harm; see -ent

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