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injurious

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adjective in·ju·ri·ous \in-ˈju̇r-ē-əs\

Simple Definition of injurious

  • : causing injury

Full Definition of injurious

  1. 1 :  inflicting or tending to inflict injury :  detrimental <injurious to health>

  2. 2 :  abusive, defamatory <speak not injurious words — George Washington>

in·ju·ri·ous·ly adverb
in·ju·ri·ous·ness noun

Examples of injurious

  1. The decision has had an injurious effect.

  2. <inaccurate news reports are injurious to the public's faith in the media>



15th Century

First Known Use of injurious

15th century

Rhymes with injurious


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injurious

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adjective in·ju·ri·ous \in-ˈju̇r-ē-əs\

Medical Definition of injurious

  1. :  inflicting or tending to inflict injury <injurious to health>

  2. in·ju·ri·ous·ly adverb





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