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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Injurious'

Injurious Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    injurious adj
  1. harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives" [syn: deleterious, hurtful]
  2. tending to cause great harm [syn: evil, harmful]
Injurious Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Injurious \In*ju"ri*ous\, a. [L. injuriousus, injurius; cf. F. injurieux. See Injury.]
  1. Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable. [Obs.] --Milton. Till the injurious Roman did extort This tribute from us, we were free. --Shak.
  2. Causing injury or harm; hurtful; harmful; detrimental; mischievous; as, acts injurious to health, credit, reputation, property, etc. Without being injurious to the memory of our English Pindar. --Dryden. Syn: Harmful; hurtful; pernicious; mischievous; baneful; deleterious; noxious; ruinous; detrimental.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Injurious'

  • Self-Injurious Behavior Inhibiting System: The Self-Injurious Behavior Inhibiting System (SIBIS) is an apparatus used as a treatment method for self-injurious behavior . ...
  • Last injurious exposure rule: In law , the last injurious exposure rule is the principle that when an occupational disease was caused by a succession of jobs, or could ...

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'Injurious' in famous quotation sentence

* 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. - Thomas Jefferson

* False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for everyone takes a salutory pleasure in proving their falseness. - Charles Robert Darwin

* Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it. - John Davidson Rockefeller, Sr.

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Injurious Sample Sentences in News

  • Take care Kiwis … our most ‘injurious’ day is almost upon us
    Julius Caesar was warned to beware the “Ides of March”. And perhaps Kiwis should take extra caution this Sunday. Read more on this news related to 'Injurious'
  • April 13 'most injurious day': ACC
    New Zealanders are being warned to take care on April 13 - the date the largest number of injuries happened last year, according to ACC. Read more on this news related to 'Injurious'
  • Kiwis urged to take care as most 'injurious' day approaches
    Julius Caesar was warned to beware the "Ides of March". And perhaps Kiwis should take extra caution this Sunday. That’s because April the 13th last year was the day on which the highest number of injuries happened during 2013. A total of 8,067 ACC claims were lodged for injuries sustained on 13 April - a whopping 5,506 more than the day with the lowest Read more on this news related to 'Injurious'

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