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English definition of “noxious”


adjective     /ˈnɒk.ʃəs/ US  /ˈnɑːk-/ formal
describes something, especially a gas or other substance, that is poisonous or very harmful: They died from inhaling noxious fumes.Poisoning and allergy harmful and unpleasant: a noxious smell/influenceSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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