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Definition of Poisonous


  1. Having the qualities or effects of poison; venomous; baneful; corrupting; noxious.

Poisonous Quotations

Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.

Abortion and racism are both symptoms of a fundamental human error. The error is thinking that when someone stands in the way of our wants, we can justify getting that person out of our lives. Abortion and racism stem from the same poisonous root, selfishness.
Alveda King

Gentle reader, the Fountain of Youth is radioactive, and those who imbibe its poisonous heavy waters will suffer the hideous fate of decaying metal. Yet almost without exception, the wretched idiot inhabitants of our benighted planet would gulp down this radioactive excrement if it were offered.
William S. Burroughs

The First Amendment defends all forms of speech including hate speech, which is why groups like Ku Klux Klan are allowed to utter their poisonous remarks.
Salman Rushdie

Oh, humiliation is poisonous. It's one of the deepest pains of being human.
Pierce Brosnan
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Poisonous Translations

poisonous in Afrikaans is giftig
poisonous in Danish is giftig
poisonous in Dutch is venijnig, giftig, vergiftig
poisonous in French is toxique
poisonous in German is giftigen, giftig
poisonous in Italian is virulento
poisonous in Latin is venenifer, veneficus
poisonous in Portuguese is venenoso
poisonous in Swedish is giftig
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