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The synonyms of “Toxicity” are: perniciousness
Toxicity as a Noun
Definitions of "Toxicity" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “toxicity” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Grave harmfulness or deadliness.
- The quality of being toxic or poisonous.
- The degree to which something is poisonous.
- The quality of being very harmful or unpleasant in a pervasive or insidious way.
Synonyms of "Toxicity" as a noun (1 Word)
|perniciousness||Grave harmfulness or deadliness.|
Usage Examples of "Toxicity" as a noun
- That was how I protected my partner from my family's toxicity.
- The toxicity of a drug depends on its dosage.
- No toxicities or adverse reactions have been reported.
- She went public with allegations of workplace toxicity and sexism.
Associations of "Toxicity" (30 Words)
|antidote||Something that counteracts an unpleasant feeling or situation.|
There is no known antidote to the poison of the pufferfish.
|carcinogen||A substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue.|
|carcinogenic||Having the potential to cause cancer.|
|cholera||An infectious and often fatal bacterial disease of the small intestine, typically contracted from infected water supplies and causing severe vomiting and diarrhoea.|
|dangerous||Likely to cause problems or to have adverse consequences.|
Unemployment reached dangerous proportions.
|deadly||(used as intensives) extremely.|
A series of deadly attacks.
|devastating||Physically or spiritually devastating often used in combination.|
A devastating cyclone.
|exotoxin||A toxin that is secreted by microorganisms into the surrounding medium.|
|fatal||Having momentous consequences; of decisive importance.|
A fatal series of events.
|flammability||The quality of being easily ignited and burning rapidly.|
|hazard||A danger or risk.|
The cargo business is too risky to hazard money on.
Skydiving is a hazardous sport.
|neurotoxin||Any toxin that affects neural tissues.|
|parlous||Full of danger or uncertainty; precarious.|
She is parlous handsome.
|perilous||Exposed to imminent risk of disaster or ruin.|
The economy is in a perilous state.
|poison||Kill by its poison.|
He claimed the guards had poisoned his food.
|poisonous||Not safe to eat.|
A poisonous snake.
|pollutant||A substance that pollutes something, especially water or the atmosphere.|
|radium||An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.|
|reproductive||Producing new life or offspring.|
The female reproductive system.
Extremely risky going out in the tide and fog.
|tetanus||An acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages.|
|threatened||(of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered.|
The spotted owl is a threatened species not yet an endangered one.
|toxic||Denoting securities that are based on toxic debt and for which there is not a healthy or functioning market.|
The dumping of toxic waste.
|toxin||A poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species.|
|unsafe||Lacking in security or safety.|
Drinking water in some areas may be unsafe.
|venom||Toxin secreted by animals; secreted by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions.|
His voice was full of venom.
The proportion of birds which die depends on the virulence of the virus.
|virulent||Extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom.|
A virulent attack on liberalism.
|volatility||Tendency of a substance to evaporate at normal temperatures.|
The children have been exposed to the full force of her volatility.