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injurious

in·ju·ri·ous

injurious

pronunciation:
ihn ju ri s [or] ihn juh ri s
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: tending to cause damage; harmful; hurtful.
synonyms:
damaging, deleterious, harmful, hurtful
antonyms:
benign
similar words:
adverse, bad, baneful, destructive, detrimental, disastrous, fell, inimical, insalubrious, malign, malignant, noxious, pernicious, ruinous, toxic, unfavorable, virulent
definition 2: offensive or slanderous.
synonyms:
calumnious, damaging, defamatory, offensive, slanderous
similar words:
abusive, corrosive, cutting, deleterious, derogatory, destructive, detrimental, hurtful, inimical, libelous, maleficent, malign, malignant, noxious, prejudicial, ruinous, scurrilous, vicious, wrongful
derivations: injuriously (adv.), injuriousness (n.)