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 ?
My friend," said the Undertaker Who Was a Member of a Trust, "this is a most hateful and injurious scheme.
On the other hand, we may feel sure that any variation in the least degree injurious would be rigidly destroyed.
This, it is true, would of itself alone never have been able to eradicate Jones from his bosom; but it was greatly injurious to him, and prepared Mr Allworthy's mind for those impressions which afterwards produced the mighty events that will be contained hereafter in this history; and to which, it must be confest, the unfortunate lad, by his own wantonness, wildness, and want of caution, too much contributed.
How,' said Eugene, taking another little piece of earth, and shooting it with great precision at the former mark, 'how injurious to any one else?
Our business is to learn and to report to monsieur le surintendant of the finances to what extent English smuggling is injurious to the French merchants.
We ought then in reason, as has been already said, to account for the changes which arise in a monarchy from the same causes which produce them in other states: for, through injustice received, fear, and contempt, many of those who are under a monarchical government conspire against it; but of all species of injustice, injurious contempt has most influence on them for that purpose: sometimes it is owing to their being deprived of their private fortunes.
If, in addition to the consideration of a plurality of civil lists, we take into view the number of persons who must necessarily be employed to guard the inland communication between the different confederacies against illicit trade, and who in time will infallibly spring up out of the necessities of revenue; and if we also take into view the military establishments which it has been shown would unavoidably result from the jealousies and conflicts of the several nations into which the States would be divided, we shall clearly discover that a separation would be not less injurious to the economy, than to the tranquillity, commerce, revenue, and liberty of every part.
This disposition, if he had been continued in the command, would have destroyed in time the fame and glory of Scipio; but, he being under the control of the Senate, this injurious characteristic not only concealed itself, but contributed to his glory.
Our difference of age must be an insuperable objection, and I entreat you, my dear father, to quiet your mind, and no longer harbour a suspicion which cannot he more injurious to your own peace than to our understandings.
I knew from what I had heard that she was a woman of violent passions; and that injurious blow that she had given Dirk, the man who had loved her so devotedly, betrayed a sudden temper and a horrid cruelty.
Gentlemen," said he, suddenly, "since the king has charged some other than myself with his secret orders, it must be because I no longer possess his confidence, and I should really be unworthy of it if I had the courage to hold a command subject to so many injurious suspicions.
To begin perfect happiness at the respective ages of twenty-six and eighteen is to do pretty well; and professing myself moreover convinced that the general's unjust interference, so far from being really injurious to their felicity, was perhaps rather conducive to it, by improving their knowledge of each other, and adding strength to their attachment, I leave it to be settled, by whomsoever it may concern, whether the tendency of this work be altogether to recommend parental tyranny, or reward filial disobedience.