quasi-injurious

injurious

[in-joor-ee-uhs]
adjective
1.
harmful, hurtful, or detrimental, as in effect: injurious eating habits.
2.
doing or involving injury or wrong, as to another: injurious behavior.
3.
insulting; abusive; defamatory; offensive: an injurious statement.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin injūrius or injūriōsus. See injury, -ous

injuriously, adverb
injuriousness, noun
noninjurious, adjective
noninjuriously, adverb
noninjuriousness, noun
preinjurious, adjective
quasi-injurious, adjective
quasi-injuriously, adverb
self-injurious, adjective
uninjurious, adjective
uninjuriously, adverb
uninjuriousness, noun


1. damaging, deleterious, pernicious; baneful, destructive, ruinous. 2. unjust, wrongful, prejudicial, inequitable. 3. derogatory, slanderous, libelous.


1. beneficial. 3. complimentary.
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injurious (ɪnˈdʒʊərɪəs)
 
adj
1.  causing damage or harm; deleterious; hurtful
2.  abusive, slanderous, or libellous
 
in'juriously
 
adv
 
in'juriousness
 
n

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