adjective no·cent \ˈnō-sənt\

Definition of NOCENT

:  harmful

Origin of NOCENT

Middle English, from Latin nocent-, nocens, from present participle of nocēre to harm, hurt — more at noxious
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with NOCENT


Next Word in the Dictionary: noceritePrevious Word in the Dictionary: nocenceAll Words Near: nocent
February 27, 2015
rationale Hear it
An explanation or underlying reason
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears