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Wordnet 3.0


1. of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison;
- Example: "suffering from exposure to toxic substances"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Toxic \Tox"ic\, Toxical \Tox"ic*al\, a. [L. toxicum poison, originally, a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. toxiko`n (sc. ?) poison for smearing arrows with, fr. toxiko`s of or for the bow, from to`xon bow, arrow. Cf. Intoxicate.] Of or pertaining to poison; poisonous; as, toxic medicines. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

toxic adj 1: of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison; "suffering from exposure to toxic substances" [ant: atoxic, nontoxic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "toxic": baleful, baneful, catching, communicable, contagious, corroding, corrosive, corrupting, corruptive, counterproductive, damaging, deadly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, disadvantageous, disserviceable, distressing, envenomed, harmful, hurtful, infectious, infective, injurious, lethal, malefic, malevolent, malign, malignant, mephitic, miasmal, miasmatic, miasmic, mischievous, noisome, noxious, ominous, pernicious, pestiferous, pestilential, poison, poisonous, prejudicial, scatheful, toxicant, toxiferous, venenate, veneniferous, venenous, venomous, vicious, virulent