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ɪnˈdʒʊər i əsin·ju·ri·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deleterious, hurtful, injuriousadjective

    harmful to living things

    "deleterious chemical additives"


  1. injuriousadjective

    causing physical harm or injury; harmful

  2. injuriousadjective

    causing harm to one's reputation; slanderous, libelous, invidious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Injuriousadjective

    not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable

  2. Injuriousadjective

    causing injury or harm; hurtful; harmful; detrimental; mischievous; as, acts injurious to health, credit, reputation, property, etc

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of injurious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of injurious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of injurious in a Sentence

  1. Chinese:

    Worldly fame and pleasure are destructive to the virtue of the mind; anxious thoughts and apprehensions are injurious to the health of the body.

  2. Thomas Jefferson:

    The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.

  3. Immanuel Kant, CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON:

    Criticism alone can sever the root of materialism, fatalism, atheism, free-thinking, fanaticism, and superstition, which can be injurious universally; as well as of idealism and skepticism, which are dangerous chiefly to the Schools, and hardly allow of being handed on to the public.

  4. Jon Fine:

    It is our understanding that your client's representatives, including The Washington Post, continue to pursue and to disseminate these false and spurious allegations in a manner that is injurious to American Media and American Media executives, accordingly, we hereby demand that you cease and desist such defamatory conduct immediately. Any further dissemination of these false, vicious, speculative and unsubstantiated statements is done at your client's peril.

  5. Thomas Jefferson, (Notes on Virginia, 1782):

    The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others.

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  • vundaEsperanto
  • vahingollinenFinnish
  • हानिकारकHindi
  • nocivo, dannoso, ingiuriosoItalian
  • păgubitor, prejudicios, dăunătorRomanian
  • повреждать, вредный, вредоносный, оскорбительный, клеветническийRussian
  • шко̏дан, ште̏тан, škȍdan, štȅtan, škòdljiv, шко̀дљивSerbo-Croatian

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