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Definition 1: not safe to eat - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(poisonous is similar to ...) not suitable for food

Definition 2: marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where poisonous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • poisonous hate
  • venomous criticism
  • vicious gossip

Synonyms for poisonous in the sense of this definition

(poisonous is similar to ...) having the nature of or resulting from malice

"malicious gossip" "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"

Definition 3: having the qualities or effects of a poison - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for poisonous in the sense of this definition

(poisonous is similar to ...) of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison

"suffering from exposure to toxic substances"

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