injurious


injurious
injurious [adj] hurtful abusive, adverse, bad, baneful, corrupting, damaging, dangerous, deadly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, disadvantageous, evil, harmful, iniquitous, insulting, libeling, mischievous, nocent, nocuous, noxious, opprobrious, pernicious, poisonous, prejudicial, ruinous, slanderous, unconducive, unhealthy, unjust, wrongful; concepts 537,570 —Ant. aiding, assisting, beneficial, constructive, curing, fixing, good, healing, helpful, mending, nice

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  • Injurious — In*ju ri*ous, a. [L. injuriousus, injurius; cf. F. injurieux. See {Injury}.] 1. Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] Till the injurious Roman did extort This tribute from us, we were free. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • injurious — in·ju·ri·ous /in ju̇r ē əs/ adj: inflicting or tending to inflict injury in·ju·ri·ous·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. injurious …   Law dictionary

  • injurious — early 15c., abusive, from M.Fr. injurios (14c., Mod.Fr. injurieux) and directly from L. injuriosus unlawful, wrongful, harmful, noxious, from injuria (see INJURY (Cf. injury)). Related: Injuriously …   Etymology dictionary

  • injurious — ► ADJECTIVE 1) causing or likely to cause injury. 2) (of language) maliciously insulting; libellous. DERIVATIVES injuriously adverb injuriousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • injurious — [in joor′ē əs] adj. [LME iniuryous < MFr injurieux < L injuriosus] 1. injuring or likely to cause injury; harmful 2. offensive or abusive; slanderous or libelous injuriously adv. injuriousness n …   English World dictionary

  • injurious — injuriously, adv. injuriousness, n. /in joor ee euhs/, adj. 1. harmful, hurtful, or detrimental, as in effect: injurious eating habits. 2. doing or involving injury or wrong, as to another: injurious behavior. 3. insulting; abusive; defamatory;… …   Universalium

  • injurious — [[t]ɪnʤʊ͟əriəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n Something that is injurious to someone or to their health or reputation is harmful or damaging to them. [FORMAL] His continuance in the office of prime minister was injurious to the health of the… …   English dictionary

  • injurious — adjective Date: 15th century 1. inflicting or tending to inflict injury ; detrimental < injurious to health > 2. abusive, defamatory < speak not injurious words George Washington > • injuriously adverb • injuriousness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • injurious — adj. injurious to * * * [ɪn dʒʊ(ə)rɪəs] injurious to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • injurious — in|ju|ri|ous [ınˈdʒuəriəs US ˈdʒur ] adj formal causing injury, harm, or damage injurious to ▪ Smoking is injurious to health …   Dictionary of contemporary English