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1. Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable. Till the injurious roman did extort this tribute from us, we were free. (Shak)

2. Causing injury or harm; hurtful; harmful; detrimental; mischievous; as, acts injurious to health, credit, reputation, property, etc. Without being injurious to the memory of our english pindar. (Dryden)

Synonym: Harmful, hurtful, pernicious, mischievous, baneful, deleterious, noxious, ruinous, detrimental.

Origin: L. Injuriousus, injurius; cf. F. Injurieux. See injury.