nocente

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /noˈt͡ʃɛn.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Hyphenation: no‧cèn‧te

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin nocentem, accusative form of nocēns, present active participle of noceō (I harm, damage).

Adjective[edit]

nocente (plural nocenti) (obsolete, literary)

  1. harmful, noxious
    • 1614, Giovan Battista Marino, “La rosa [The Rose]”, in Poesie varie[1], Bari: Giuseppe Laterza & Figli, published 1913, I. Le canzoni e i madrigali amorosi, page 32:
      cacciando un dí correa, ¶ quando a la vaga dea ¶ spina nocente e cruda ¶ punse del bianco piè la pianta ignuda.
      [Aphrodite] was hunting one day, and running, when a noxious and cruel thorn pricked the naked sole of the wandering goddess' white foot.
    • Synonyms: dannoso, nocivo, nocuo
    • Antonyms: innocuo, inoffensivo
  2. guilty
    • 1353, Giovanni Boccaccio, “Seconda giornata, Novella VIII [Second Day, 8th story]”, in Decamerone [Decameron]‎[2], Tommaso Hedlin, published 1527, page 57:
      Il conte dolente, che d’innocente fuggendo s’era fatto nocente, [] preſtamente trappaſſò in Inghilterra
      The grieving Count, whose flight turned him from innocent to guilty, [] soon moved to England
    • Synonyms: colpevole, reo
    • Antonym: innocente
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Participle[edit]

nocente

  1. present participle of nuocere

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

nocente

  1. ablative masculine singular of nocēns
  2. ablative feminine singular of nocēns
  3. ablative neuter singular of nocēns