Tortiously

tortious

[tawr-shuhs]
adjective Law.
of the nature of or pertaining to a tort.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English torcious < Anglo-French, equivalent to torci(on) torsion + -ous -ous; meaning influenced by tort

tortiously, adverb
untortious, adjective
untortiously, adverb
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tortious (ˈtɔːʃəs)
 
adj
law having the nature of or involving a tort; wrongful
 
[C14: from Anglo-French torcious, from torcion, literally: a twisting, from Late Latin tortiō torment, from Latin torquēre to twist; influenced in meaning by tort]
 
'tortiously
 
adv

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