1. Not judicious; wanting in sound judgment; undiscerning; indiscreet; unwise; as, an injudicious adviser.
An injudicious biographer who undertook to be his editor and the protector of his memory.A. Murphy.
2. Not according to sound judgment or discretion; unwise; as, an injudicious measure.
Syn. Indiscreet; inconsiderate; undiscerning; incautious; unwise; rash; hasty; imprudent.
(In`ju*di"cious*ly), adv. In an injudicious manner.
(In`ju*di"cious*ness), n. The quality of being injudicious; want of sound judgment; indiscretion.
(In*junc"tion) n. [L. injunctio, fr. injungere, injunctum, to join into, to enjoin. See Enjoin.]
1. The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.
2. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
For still they knew, and ought to have still remembered,Milton.
The high injunction, not to taste that fruit.
Necessary as the injunctions of lawful authority.South.
3. (Law) A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, in some cases, under statutes, by a court
of law, whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the exigency
of the writ.
It is more generally used as a preventive than as a restorative process, although by no means confined
to the former. Wharton. Daniell. Story.
(In"jure) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Injured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Injuring.] [L. injuriari, fr. injuria injury,
perh. through F. injurier to insult, in OF. also, to injure; or perhaps fr. E. injury, or F. injure injury. See
Injury.] To do harm to; to impair the excellence and value of; to hurt; to damage; used in a variety of
senses; as: (a) To hurt or wound, as the person; to impair soundness, as of health. (b) To damage or
lessen the value of, as goods or estate. (c) To slander, tarnish, or impair, as reputation or character.
(d) To impair or diminish, as happiness or virtue. (e) To give pain to, as the sensibilities or the feelings; to
grieve; to annoy. (f) To impair, as the intellect or mind.
When have I injured thee? when done thee wrong?Shak.
Syn. To damage; mar; spoil; harm; sully; wrong; maltreat; abuse; insult; affront; dishonor.
(In"jur*er) n. One who injures or wrongs.
(||In*ju"ri*a) n.; pl. Injurie [L.] (Law) Injury; invasion of another's rights.
(In*ju"ri*ous) a. [L. injuriousus, injurius; cf. F. injurieux. See Injury.]
1. Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable. [Obs.] Milton.
Till the injurious Roman did extortShak.
This tribute from us, we were free.
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.