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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Implying or involving a wrongful act for which the law gives damages.

Usage examples (34)
  • tortious acts
  • Trying to think if I've written anything that might be construed as 'tortious', so far I think not, but if I work harder at it, I might get there.
  • As a result of the "tortious" actions taken by Cushman
  • I didn't realize until I was doing a final proofread that every time I typed "tortious," Word had changed it to for more
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