tortious – constituting a tort; wrongful; injurious

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tortious:
adj. (16c)

1. Constituting a tort; wrongful <tortious conduct>.

2. In the nature of a tort <tortious cause of action>.

Related Terms:

tortious act – an act that subjects the actor to liability under the principles of tort law[1]

tortious conduct – an act or omission that subjects the actor to liability under the principles of tort law.

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

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