Definition Of injurious


causing or likely to cause damage or harm.

high temperature is injurious to mangoes

Example Of injurious

  • A number of weapons have been expressly forbidden for any use in warfare on the grounds that they are deemed to be excessively injurious to the immediate victims or have potentially harmful effects for others.

  • A publication may be age restricted if it is likely to be injurious to the public good.

  • Bonding social capital within specific communities is seen as injurious to development as a whole, and therefore needs to be discouraged.

  • Common law provides a remedy for injurious falsehoods, actions that are sometimes known as business disparagement lawsuits.

  • For a publication to be objectionable, it must deal with matters such as sex, horror, crime, cruelty, or violence in such a manner that the availability of a publication is likely to be injurious to the public good.

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