Definition of injurious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈdʒʊəriəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdʒʊriəs//
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injurious (to somebody/something) (formal) causing or likely to cause harm or damage synonym damaging injurious to health injurious effects Word Originlate Middle English: from French injurieux or Latin injuriosus, from injuria ‘a wrong’, from in- (expressing negation) + jus, jur- ‘right’.
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