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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.
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|Noun||1.||injuriousness - destructiveness that causes harm or injury|
destructiveness - the quality of causing destruction
insidiousness - subtle and cumulative harmfulness (especially of a disease)