of the nature of or pertaining to a tort.
- tor·tious·ly, adverb
- un·tor·tious, adjective
- un·tor·tious·ly, adverb
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How to use tortious in a sentence
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The Cook's proceeding was undoubtedly tortious; it was not a criminal action, though it certainly cannot be called a civil one.
British Dictionary definitions for tortious
law having the nature of or involving a tort; wrongful
- tortiously, adverb
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