Syn. Harmful; hurtful; pernicious; mischievous; baneful; deleterious; noxious; ruinous; detrimental.
(In*ju"ri*ous*ly), adv. In an injurious or hurtful manner; wrongfully; hurtfully; mischievously.
(In*ju"ri*ous*ness), n. The quality of being injurious or hurtful; harmfulness; injury.
(In"ju*ry) n.; pl. Injuries [OE. injurie, L. injuria, fr. injurius injurious, wrongful, unjust; pref. in-
not + jus, juris, right, law, justice: cf. F. injure. See Just, a.] Any damage or hurt done to a person
or thing; detriment to, or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an
individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as,
his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.
For he that doeth injury shall receive that that he did evil.Wyclif
Many times we do injury to a cause by dwelling on trifling arguments.I. Watts.
Riot ascends above their loftiest towers,Milton.
And injury and outrage.
Injury in morals and jurisprudence is the intentional doing of wrong. Fleming.
Syn. Harm; hurt; damage; loss; impairment; detriment; wrong; evil; injustice.
(In*jus"tice) n. [F. injustice, L. injustitia. See In- not, and Justice, and cf. Unjust.]
1. Want of justice and equity; violation of the rights of another or others; iniquity; wrong; unfairness; imposition.
If this people [the Athenians] resembled Nero in their extravagance, much more did they resemble and
even exceed him in cruelty and injustice.Burke.
2. An unjust act or deed; a sin; a crime; a wrong.
Cunning men can be guilty of a thousand injustices without being discovered, or at least without being