Example sentences for: innocuous

How can you use “innocuous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Maître-Créche, on the other hand, was charged with a felony, punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 25 years, because the term was not used in “the ephemeral, innocuous context of speech,” according to the prosecutor, but in the “semi-non-ephemeral, culturally reverberative context of advertising.”

  • One of the consequences, for an album like Drag , is that the most innocuous songs now, paradoxically, pack more of a punch than ostensibly more searing stuff like "My Old Addiction."

  • That sounds innocuous, but it has a radical implication: that the divisions between nature and society, matter and mind, biology and culture, and the sciences and the humanities, arts, and social sciences are as obsolete as the division between the sublunary and supralunary spheres.

  • He is a tedious corporate drone, as innocuous as the lackluster buildings erected by Donald Trump.

  • When someone swears, Montagu wrote, "potentially noxious energy is converted into a form that renders it comparatively innocuous."


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