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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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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

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  1. injurious

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

    helpful, beneficial, advantageous

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. deleterious, hurtful, injuriousadjective

    harmful to living things

    "deleterious chemical additives"

    hurtful, deleterious


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. injuriousadjective

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "injurious":

    harmful, damaging, detrimental, prejudicial, adverse, noxious, deleterious

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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. 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.

  3. John Davidson Rockefeller, Sr.:

    Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

  4. 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.

  5. 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?

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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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