harmful, hurtful, injurious ...1490 obs. rare
from Latin nocibilis (2nd–3rd century), from Latin nocēre (to hurt, injure), + -bilis (-ble)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1490 - see EXAMPLE below
"...And no thynge there ys soo gretely greuable. but that it is alle ynoughe facylle vnto her to be experymented for the entreteynynge of her loue wherinne she myghte be deceyued for the grete serche that she doeth wythoute ceasse for to eschew alle thynges that in this caas myghte be nocible and contrarye to her..."
From: Here fynyssheth the boke yf Eneydos, compyled by Vyrgyle, which hathe be translated oute of latyne in to frenshe, and oute of frenshe reduced in to Englysshe by me Wyllm Caxton, the xxij. daye of Iuyn. the yere of our lorde. M.iiij.Clxxxx. The fythe yere of the regne of kynge Henry the seuenth — Boke of Eneydos
- William Caxton