Monday, April 14, 2014

Vocab word of the week

in·noc·u·ous  [ih-nok-yoo-uhs]
adjective
1.not harmful or injurious; harmless: an innocuous home remedy.
2.not likely to irritate or offend; inoffensive; an innocuous remark.
3.not interesting, stimulating, or significant; pallid; insipid: an innocuous novel.
Origin:
1590–1600;  < Latin innocuus.  See in-3 , nocuous

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