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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English injurious, from Anglo-Norman enjurius, from Latin iniūriōsus; analysable as injury +‎ -ous.

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injurious (comparative more injurious, superlative most injurious)

  1. Causing physical harm or injury; harmful, hurtful.
  2. Causing harm to one's reputation; invidious, defamatory, libelous, slanderous.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman enjurius, from Latin iniūriōsus; equivalent to injurie +‎ -ous.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /inˌdʒiu̯ˈriuːs/, /inˈdʒiu̯rius/

AdjectiveEdit

injurious (rare, Late ME)

  1. (of speech) Rude, offensive, distasteful.
  2. Morally wrong or evil; potentially dangerous.

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