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Wordnet 3.0


1. not injurious to physical or mental health;

2. not causing disapproval;
- Example: "it was an innocuous remark"
- Example: "confined himself to innocuous generalities"
- Example: "unobjectionable behavior"
[syn: innocuous, unobjectionable]

3. lacking intent or capacity to injure;
- Example: "an innocent prank"
[syn: innocent, innocuous]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Innocuous \In*noc"u*ous\, a. [L. innocuus; in- not + nocuus hurtful, fr. nocere to hurt. See Innocent.] Harmless; producing no ill effect. [1913 Webster] A patient, innocuous, innocent man. --Burton. -- In*noc"u*ous*ly, adv. -- In*noc"u*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Where the salt sea innocuously breaks. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

innocuous adj 1: not injurious to physical or mental health [ant: noxious] 2: not causing disapproval; "it was an innocuous remark"; "confined himself to innocuous generalities"; "unobjectionable behavior" [syn: innocuous, unobjectionable] 3: lacking intent or capacity to injure; "an innocent prank" [syn: innocent, innocuous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "innocuous": benign, harmless, homely, humble, humble-looking, humble-visaged, humblest, inglorious, innocent, inoffensive, least, low, lowest, lowliest, lowly, mean, modest, nonmalignant, nonpoisonous, nontoxic, nonvirulent, plain, poor, sapless, simple, small, teachable, undamaging, undistinguished, unhurtful, unimportant, uninjurious, unobnoxious, unoffending, unpretentious