The definition of injurious is something that could cause harm to a person or their reputation, or that is offensive or abusive.adjective
When you make false accusations that someone is a thief and damage his reputation, this is an example of injurious remarks.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- injuring or likely to cause injury; harmful
- offensive or abusive; slanderous or libelous
Origin: LME iniuryous < MFr injurieux < L injuriosus
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- Causing or tending to cause injury; harmful: eating habits that are injurious to one's health.
- Slanderous; libelous: made injurious statements about his rival.
- in·juˈri·ous·ly adverb
- in·juˈri·ous·ness noun