- pertaining to or noting debt that will probably not be repaid: toxic mortgages.
- pertaining to or noting a financial instrument or other asset that has no value or an unknown value because there is no market for it:toxic mortgage-backed securities.
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Example sentences from the Web for toxic
But it is not actually as toxic as it seems (although, admittedly, it does seem pretty toxic).
Infernal, it can cause fires and explosions; toxic, it can debilitate, poison, and kill.
He feared the laser-etched markings intended to make them look authentic could be toxic to patients.
They are fair arguments, I guess, but not when you put it up against accusations of toxic drinking water causing weird cancers.
They are lake-sized pits used to store the toxic water that is a byproduct of the mining process.
It is antispasmodic, narcotic and toxic, and is used quite commonly with criminal intent in India and Indo-China.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
It is to be noted that there are no toxic symptoms in cystic adenoma.
In the area of toxic agent control, legislation which I submitted to the Congress recently passed.
It oxidizes very easily, much more so than any of the other toxic substances which gain access to the liver.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why|Martha M. Allen
Ulceration occurring in toxic, in diphtheritic, and in phlegmonous gastritis need not be discussed here.