Nocent Definition

Causing harm or injury; hurtful.
Webster's New World
Guilty or criminal.
Webster's New World

Origin of Nocent

  • Middle English nocent guilty from Latin nocēns nocent- present participle of nocēre to harm nek-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English nocent (“guilty"), from Latin nocens, present participle of nocere (“to harm")

    From Wiktionary

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