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[ ih- nok -yoo- uh s ]
not harmful or injurious; harmless: an innocuous home remedy.
not likely to irritate or offend; inoffensive; an innocuous remark.
not interesting, stimulating, or significant; pallid; insipid: an innocuous novel.
Example Sentences:
But this spring the same skyline became crisp, often beneath blue skies and innocuous white clouds.
Nas seems to relish these kind of hands: start with an innocuous bet and then come over the top and take home the pile.
The ocean contains many seemingly innocuous creatures that contain poisonous venom.
Origin: 1590–1600; < Latin innocuus. See in-3 , nocuous
Related Forms—-
in·noc·u·ous·ly , adverb
in·noc·u·ous·ness , in·no·cu·i·ty , [in- uh – kyoo -i-tee] noun
un·in·noc·u·ous , adjective
un·in·noc·u·ous·ly , adverb
un·in·noc·u·ous·ness , noun


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