Harm and danger

innocuous
(adj)
in-OC-yoo-ǝs
Meaning

harmless

1st Sample Sentence

Lead in larger quantities is deadly, but the microscopic amount found in some snack foods is perfectly innocuous.

Root

in (not)#nocere (injure, harm) (Latin)

Antonyms

deleterious, detrimental

Mnemonics

in (not)+nocuous (noxious). means not noxious. something which is not noxious is harmless. innocuous ~ innocent

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