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Synonyms for injurious
ɪnˈdʒʊər i əsin·ju·ri·ous

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  1. injuriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    slanderous, libelous, defamatory, harmful

  2. injuriousadjective

    causing physical harm or injury; harmful

    Synonyms:
    libelous, slanderous, defamatory, harmful

  3. injuriousadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    slanderous, harmful, defamatory, libelous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. injurious

    Pernicious (Latin per, through, and neco, kill) signifies having the power of destroying or injuring, tending to hurt or kill. Pernicious is stronger than injurious; that which is injurious is capable of doing harm; that which is pernicious is likely to be destructive. Noxious (Latin noceo, hurt) is a stronger word than noisome, as referring to that which is injurious or destructive. Noisome now always denotes that which is extremely disagreeable or disgusting, especially to the sense of smell; as, the noisome stench proclaimed the presence of noxious gases.

    Synonyms:
    bad, baneful, deadly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, evil, foul, harmful, hurtful, insalubrious, mischievous, noisome, noxious, pernicious, perverting, pestiferous, pestilential, poisonous, ruinous, unhealthful, unwholesome

    Antonyms:
    advantageous, beneficent, beneficial, favorable, good, healthful, helpful, invigorating, life-giving, profitable, rejuvenating, salutary, serviceable, useful, wholesome

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. injurious

    Synonyms:
    hurtful, deleterious, prejudicial, noxious, detrimental, baleful, pernicious, wrongful, mischievous, damaging, baneful

    Antonyms:
    helpful, beneficial, advantageous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deleterious, hurtful, injuriousadjective

    harmful to living things

    "deleterious chemical additives"

    Synonyms:
    hurtful, deleterious

    Antonyms:
    harmless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. injuriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    wrongful, iniquitous, unjust, inequitable

  2. injuriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    hurtful, detrimental, prejudicial, pernicious, deleterious, noxious, deadly, baneful, mischievous, damaging, disadvantageous, destructive, ruinous, fatal

  3. injuriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    contumelious, detractory

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. injuriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    hurtful, harmful, detrimental, pernicious, deleterious, baneful, noxious, maleficent, prejudicial, defamatory, derogatory, detractory

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How to use injurious in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  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. Michael Schadler:

    The agreement establishes unprecedented measures and enforcement provisions that will help protect American tomato farmers from injurious dumped Mexican tomatoes.

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

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

  5. Charles Robert Darwin:

    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.


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  • vundaEsperanto
  • vahingollinenFinnish
  • हानिकारकHindi
  • nocivo, ingiurioso, dannosoItalian
  • prejudicios, păgubitor, dăunătorRomanian
  • повреждать, вредный, вредоносный, оскорбительный, клеветническийRussian
  • škòdljiv, шко̏дан, štȅtan, шко̀дљив, škȍdan, ште̏танSerbo-Croatian

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