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)

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

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

(01 Mar 1998)