Example sentences for: innocuous

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

  • Some unusual trading did in fact occur, but each such trade proved to have an innocuous explanation.

  • We argued about what it really means and sent drafts back and forth for about a week before we arrived at the following definition which (like all definitions that one struggles with) looks perfectly innocuous and simple: "content n.

  • Where Brill goes wrong is in failing to distinguish between the most innocuous and naturally occurring conflicts from those lipstick-smeared ones that could have and should have been avoided.

  • The other purported physical evidence of a relationship--the tapes of Clinton talking to Lewinsky's answering machine--reportedly are innocuous.

  • Later, Representative Jenkins referred to a profit-making business , which sounds harsher than if he had chosen to say profit-making enterprise . But “proceed-producing enterprise” would have sounded even more innocuous.


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