injurious


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in·ju·ri·ous

 (ĭn-jo͝or′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Causing or tending to cause injury; harmful: eating habits that are injurious to one's health.
2. Offensive or insulting; hurtful: made injurious statements about his rival.

in·ju′ri·ous·ly adv.
in·ju′ri·ous·ness n.

injurious

(ɪnˈdʒʊərɪəs)
adj
1. causing damage or harm; deleterious; hurtful
2. abusive, slanderous, or libellous
inˈjuriously adv
inˈjuriousness n

in•ju•ri•ous

(ɪnˈdʒʊər i əs)

adj.
1. harmful, hurtful, or detrimental, as in effect: injurious eating habits.
2. insulting; abusive; defamatory: an injurious statement.
in•ju′ri•ous•ly, adv.
in•ju′ri•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.injurious - harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives"
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"

injurious

adjective harmful, bad, damaging, corrupting, destructive, adverse, unhealthy, detrimental, hurtful, pernicious, noxious, ruinous, deleterious, iniquitous, disadvantageous, baneful (archaic), maleficent, unconducive Stress in itself is not necessarily injurious.

injurious

adjective
1. Causing harm or injury:
2. Damaging to the reputation:
Law: libelous.
Translations
مُؤْذٍ، جارِح
škodlivý
skadelig
vahingollinen
škodanškodljivštetan
skaîlegur
zarar vericizararlı

injurious

[ɪnˈdʒʊərɪəs] ADJ (frm) → perjudicial (to para) injurious to healthperjudicial para la salud

injurious

[ɪndˈʒʊəriəs] adjpréjudiciable
to be injurious to health → être préjudiciable à la santé

injurious

adjschädlich; to be injurious to somebody/somethingjdm/einer Sache schaden or schädlich sein; injurious to healthgesundheitsschädigend or -schädlich

injurious

[ɪnˈdʒʊərɪəs] adj injurious (to)nocivo/a (a), pregiudizievole (per)

injure

(ˈindʒə) verb
to harm or damage. He injured his arm when he fell; They were badly injured when the car crashed; A story like that could injure his reputation; His pride has been injured.
ˈinjured adjective
1. (also noun) (people who have been) wounded or harmed. The injured (people) were all taken to hospital after the accident.
2. (of feelings, pride etc) hurt. `Why didn't you tell me before?' he said in an injured voice.
injurious (inˈdʒuəriəs) adjective
(with to) harmful. Smoking is injurious to one's health.
ˈinjuryplural ˈinjuries noun
(an instance of) harm or damage. Badly designed chairs can cause injury to the spine; The motorcyclist received severe injuries in the crash.
References in classic literature ?
Slavery proved as injurious to her as it did to me.
He perfectly knew his own meaning; and having warmly protested against her suspicion as most injurious, and slightly touched upon his respect for Miss Smith as her friend, but acknowledging his wonder that Miss Smith should be mentioned at all,he resumed the subject of his own passion, and was very urgent for a favourable answer.
It is known that you are not my sister; I cannot introduce you as such: to attempt it would be to fasten injurious suspicions on us both.
The robin talked this over with his mate a great deal for a few days but after that he decided not to speak of the subject because her terror was so great that he was afraid it might be injurious to the Eggs.
He is a broad-faced, bull-necked, young butcher, with rough red cheeks, an ill-conditioned mind, and an injurious tongue.
He always slouched, locomotively, with his eyes on the ground; and, when accosted or otherwise required to raise them, he looked up in a half resentful, half puzzled way, as though the only thought he ever had, was, that it was rather an odd and injurious fact that he should never be thinking.
In his truthful simple soul, not even the growing greed and worship of gold could beget any vice directly injurious to others.
Those who occupied the gallery to whom this injurious and unpolite speech was addressed, were the family of Cedric the Saxon, with that of his ally and kinsman, Athelstane of Coningsburgh, a personage, who, on account of his descent from the last Saxon monarchs of England, was held in the highest respect by all the Saxon natives of the north of England.
I got down into the canoe, while the Dutchman, standing upon the deck, loaded me with all the curses and injurious terms his language could afford.
All manner of injurious rumors were presently set afloat concerning the Bell patent.
And yet, in the midst of this outburst of execration and upbraiding, I found excuses for her, saying it was no wonder that a young girl in the seclusion of her parents' house, trained and schooled to obey them always, should have been ready to yield to their wishes when they offered her for a husband a gentleman of such distinction, wealth, and noble birth, that if she had refused to accept him she would have been thought out of her senses, or to have set her affection elsewhere, a suspicion injurious to her fair name and fame.
But, on examination, I found that, as for logic, its syllogisms and the majority of its other precepts are of avail- rather in the communication of what we already know, or even as the art of Lully, in speaking without judgment of things of which we are ignorant, than in the investigation of the unknown; and although this science contains indeed a number of correct and very excellent precepts, there are, nevertheless, so many others, and these either injurious or superfluous, mingled with the former, that it is almost quite as difficult to effect a severance of the true from the false as it is to extract a Diana or a Minerva from a rough block of marble.