injuriously


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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.
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Adv.1.injuriously - in an injurious manner
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My fear is that, with the best intentions, this policy has been carried so far as to react injuriously on the Male Sex.
The work was at once commenced, and pursued with true American energy; nor did the rapidity with which it went on injuriously affect its good execution.
And this is an abuse of great gravity in itself, and one that reacts injuriously on the government service.
It was in vain to discover my resentments, which were always turned into ridicule; and I was forced to rest with patience, while my noble and beloved country was so injuriously treated.
At last he came out; and then I saw my own Dora hang up the bird-cage, and peep into the balcony to look for me, and run in again when she saw I was there, while Jip remained behind, to bark injuriously at an immense butcher's dog in the street, who could have taken him like a pill.
Why do you injuriously introduce the name of my mother by adoption?
And yet, in such a system, it is even happy when such compromises can take place: for upon some occasions things will not admit of accommodation; and then the measures of government must be injuriously suspended, or fatally defeated.
The stare of indignant wonder with which Young Barnacle accompanied this disclosure, would have strained his eyes injuriously but for the opportune relief of dinner.
Athelstane, utterly confounded at an order which the manners and feelings of the times rendered so injuriously insulting, unwilling to obey, yet undetermined how to resist, opposed only the vis inerti to the will of John; and, without stirring or making any motion whatever of obedience, opened his large grey eyes, and stared at the Prince with an astonishment which had in it something extremely ludicrous.
He cannot yet credit that one may have impressive experience and yet may not know how to put his private fact into literature; and perhaps the discovery that wisdom has other tongues and ministers than we, that though we should hold our peace the truth would not the less be spoken, might check injuriously the flames of our zeal.
Each may use them as the common atmosphere; but none can injuriously interrupt their progress, or render them unfit for common use.
Tennessee, Chief Justice Roger Taney wrote that the purpose of the Clause is "to guard the rights and interests of the other States, and to prevent any compact or agreement between any two States, which might affect injuriously the interest of the others." (253) But, as noted above, the Court's Compact Clause jurisprudence (such as it is) focuses on threats to federal authority rather than on concerns of horizontal federalism.