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3 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Injurious \In*ju"ri*ous\, a. [L. injuriousus, injurius; cf. F.
injurieux. See Injury.]
1. Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable. [Obs.] --Milton.
Till the injurious Roman did extort
This tribute from us, we were free. --Shak.
2. Causing injury or harm; hurtful; harmful; detrimental;
mischievous; as, acts injurious to health, credit,
reputation, property, etc.
Without being injurious to the memory of our English
Syn: Harmful; hurtful; pernicious; mischievous; baneful;
deleterious; noxious; ruinous; detrimental.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical
additives" [syn: deleterious, hurtful, injurious]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
80 Moby Thesaurus words for "injurious":
abusive, adverse, bad, bad for, baleful, baneful, calumnious,
contaminated, contemptuous, corroding, corrosive, corrupting,
corruptive, counterproductive, damaging, deadly, defamatory,
deleterious, deprecatory, derogatory, destructive, detrimental,
disadvantageous, disparaging, disserviceable, distressing, eroding,
erosive, evil, foul, harmful, harsh, hurtful, insalubrious,
insanitary, insulting, lethal, malefic, malevolent, malign,
malignant, mischievous, morbific, noisome, noxious, offensive,
ominous, pathogenic, peccant, pernicious, pestiferous, poisonous,
polluted, prejudicial, ruinous, scandalous, scatheful, scornful,
scurrilous, septic, slanderous, tainted, toxic, unadvantageous,
unfavorable, unhealthful, unhealthy, unhygienic, unprofitable,
unrewarding, unsanitary, unwholesome, useless, venenate,
veneniferous, venenous, venomous, vicious, virulent, worthless
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