injurious

Part of speech: adjective

Hurtful; detrimental.

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Usage examples "injurious":

  1. On second thoughts I have moved camp to a better place on this lake, north, on the opposite side, where there is better shade, and the glare of the sun less injurious to the eyes of the party than here. - "McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia", John McKinlay.
  2. Beneficial variations of all kinds will thus, either occasionally or habitually, have been preserved, and injurious ones eliminated. - "The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)", Charles Darwin.
  3. Do not allow hogs to pile up, as it is very injurious to them. - "The Veterinarian", Chas. J. Korinek.