nocent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

nocent (comparative more nocent, superlative most nocent)

  1. (rare) Causing injury; harmful.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of I. Watts to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) guilty; not innocent
    'He is not innocent, whom the kinge iudgeth nocent' (Edwards, Damon and Pythias, 1571)
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Foxe to this entry?)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

nocent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of noceō