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

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  1. injuriousadjective

    slanderous, libelous, defamatory, harmful

  2. injuriousadjective

    causing physical harm or injury; harmful

    libelous, slanderous, defamatory, harmful

  3. injuriousadjective

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

    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.

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. injurious

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

    helpful, beneficial, advantageous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deleterious, hurtful, injuriousadjective

    harmful to living things

    "deleterious chemical additives"

    hurtful, deleterious


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. injuriousadjective

    wrongful, iniquitous, unjust, inequitable

  2. injuriousadjective

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

  3. injuriousadjective

    contumelious, detractory

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. injuriousadjective

    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, (Notes on Virginia, 1782):

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

  2. Frederick Saunders:

    Pride, like laudanun and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others.

  3. Coleridge:

    It cannot but be injurious to the human mind never to be called into effort: the habit of receiving pleasure without any exertion of thought, by the mere excitement of curiosity, and sensibility, may be justly ranked among the worst effects of habitual novel-reading.

  4. David Asher:

    The coverup continues via refusal to allow WHO access, accept CDC offers to assist, and simply tell the truth of this pandemic’s endemic dangerous, incessant and pernicious injurious traits, which has caused huge injury to the American people and citizens of the world, Chinese citizens included, does anyone sane doubt that?

  5. 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.

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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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