Definitions

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  • adv. In an injurious manner; in a manner that injures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an injurious or hurtful manner; wrongfully; hurtfully; mischievously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an injurious or hurtful manner; wrongfully; mischievously; abusively; maliciously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an injurious manner

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Examples

  • From the reputation which he had previously acquired for gallantries, and the sort of reckless and boyish levity to which -- often in very bitterness of soul -- he gave way, it was not difficult to bring suspicion upon some of those acquaintances which his frequent intercourse with the green-room induced him to form, or even (as in one instance was the case) to connect with his name injuriously that of a person to whom he had scarcely ever addressed a single word.

    Lord Byron jugé par les témoins de sa vie. English

  • From the reputation which he had previously acquired for gallantries, and the sort of reckless and boyish levity to which -- often in very "bitterness of soul" -- he gave way, it was not difficult to bring suspicion upon some of those acquaintances which his frequent intercourse with the green-room induced him to form, or even (as, in one instance, was the case,) to connect with his name injuriously that of a person to whom he had scarcely ever addressed a single word.

    Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 3 (of 6) With His Letters and Journals

  • Weak or absent resistance in the face of a normal motor impulse whose expression injuriously affects another, is crime, and a criminal is one whose power of resistance to motor impulses has been reduced by disease, hereditary or acquired, or is absent through arrested development.

    The Fertility of the Unfit

  • If we condone political theft, if we do not resent the kinds of wrong and injustice that injuriously affect the whole nation, not merely our democratic form of government but our civilization itself cannot endure. '

    Michael Winship: Washington and Change: Cash You Can Believe In

  • In FED UP, Governor Perry argues that expansion of the federal government is occurring exponentially and injuriously.

    Rick Perry, Texas Governor, To Write Book, 'Fed Up,' On Expansion Of Federal Government

  • And yet, in such a system, it is even happy when such compromises can take place: for upon some occasions things will not admit of accommodation; and then the measures of government must be injuriously suspended, or fatally defeated.

    Winner-Take-All Politics

  • However, that that chain has had past warnings that people are injuriously trampled upon when doors open on Black Friday — such as to purchase $29.95 VCRs, which must be a fine product indeed.

    The Art of the Possible

  • Lee demanded an answer: “Why do you act so inconsistently with your duty to the public, and injuriously to me?”

    Robert Morris

  • She was sent to Congress by a conservative upstate district, favoring a range of positions that are anathema to progressives, perhaps most injuriously her preposterous support for the English Only movement.

    Paul Jenkins: Obama's Big Tent Bursting at the Seams

  • Hence, tedious delays - continual negotiation and intrigue - contemptible compromises of the public good .... upon some occasions things will not admit of accommodation; and then the measures of government must be injuriously suspended, or fatally defeated.

    Why We Need A New Constitution: Part 9 of 21

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