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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nox·ious a.
 1. Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; injurious; destructive; unwholesome; insalubrious; as, noxious air, food, or climate; pernicious; corrupting to morals; as, noxious practices or examples.
    Too frequent an appearance in places of public resort is noxious to spiritual promotions.   --Swift.
 2. Guilty; criminal. [R.]
    Those who are noxious in the eye of the law.   --Abp. Bramhall.
 Syn: -- Noisome; hurtful; harmful; injurious; destructive; pernicious; mischievous; corrupting; baneful; unwholesome; insalubrious. See Noisome.
 -- Nox*ious*ly, adv. -- Nox*ious*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the quality of being noxious [syn: harmfulness, noisomeness]