injury
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈɪn.dʒə.ɹi/, /ˈɪn.dʒɹi/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɪn.dʒə.ɹi/, /ˈɪn.dʒɹi/
Noun

injury

  1. Damage to the body of a human or animal.
    The passenger sustained a severe injury in the car accident.
  2. The violation of a person's reputation, rights, property, or interests.
    Slander is an injury to the character.
  3. (archaic) Injustice.
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injury (injuries, present participle injurying; past and past participle injuried)

  1. (obsolete) To wrong, to injure.
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
      II.12:
      The best of us doth not so much feare to wrong him, as he doth to injurie his neighbour, his kinsman, or his master.



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