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in·ju·ry

 (ĭn′jə-rē)
n. pl. in·ju·ries
1. Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing: escaped from the accident without injury; a scandal that did considerable injury to the campaign.
2. A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss: a leg injury.
3. Law Violation of the rights of another party for which legal redress is available.
4. Obsolete An insult.

[Middle English injurie, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin iniūria, a wrong, injustice, from feminine of iniūrius, unjust : in-, not; see in-1 + iūs, iūr-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.]

injury

(ˈɪndʒərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. physical damage or hurt
2. a specific instance of this: a leg injury.
3. harm done to a reputation
4. (Law) law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law
5. an obsolete word for insult
[C14: from Latin injūria injustice, wrong, from injūriōsus acting unfairly, wrongful, from in-1 + jūs right]

in•ju•ry

(ˈɪn dʒə ri)

n., pl. -ju•ries.
1. harm or damage done or sustained, esp. bodily harm: to escape without injury.
2. a particular form or instance of harm: an injury to one's shoulder; an injury to one's pride.
3. wrong or injustice done or suffered.
4. Law. any violation of the rights, property, etc., of another for which damages may be sought.
5. Obs. injurious speech; calumny.
[1350–1400; Middle English injurie < Latin injūria unlawful conduct =in- in-3 + jūr-, s. of jūs right, law]

injury

A term comprising such conditions as fractures, wounds, sprains, strains, dislocations, concussions, and compressions. In addition, it includes conditions resulting from extremes of temperature or prolonged exposure. Acute poisonings (except those due to contaminated food) resulting from exposure to a toxic or poisonous substance are also classed as injuries. See also casualty; wounded.

Injury

See also pain.

the process or act of pelting with stones, sometimes as a form of execution.
Anglo-Saxon Law. payment for an injury, calculated at eight times its real or estimated value.
1. any abnormal condition, either pathological or psychological, caused by wound or injury, either physical or psychological.
2. the trauma, wound, or injury itself. — traumatic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.injury - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.injury - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
health problem, ill health, unhealthiness - a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
brain damage - injury to the brain that impairs its functions (especially permanently); can be caused by trauma to the head, infection, hemorrhage, inadequate oxygen, genetic abnormality, etc.
birth trauma - physical injury to an infant during the birth process
blast trauma - injury caused the explosion of a bomb (especially in enclosed spaces)
bleeding, haemorrhage, hemorrhage - the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
blunt trauma - injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)
bruise, contusion - an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
bump - a lump on the body caused by a blow
burn - an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
dislocation - a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
electric shock - trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning); usually involves burns and abnormal heart rhythm and unconsciousness
fracture, break - breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
cryopathy, frostbite - destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene
intravasation - entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel
penetrating injury, penetrating trauma - injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body
pinch - an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
rupture - state of being torn or burst open
insect bite, sting, bite - a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
strain - injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
whiplash, whiplash injury - an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
wale, weal, welt, wheal - a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
wound, lesion - an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
wrench, pull, twist - a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
2.injury - an accident that results in physical damage or hurtinjury - an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
accident - an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
concussion - injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness
mutilation - an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body part
3.injury - a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
blighty wound - a wound that would cause an English soldier to be sent home from service abroad
flesh wound - a wound that does not damage important internal organs or shatter any bones
personnel casualty, loss - military personnel lost by death or capture
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
4.injury - an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
disservice, ill service, ill turn - an act intended to help that turns out badly; "he did them a disservice"
spoil, spoiling, spoilage - the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
5.injury - wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
legal injury, wrong, damage - any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

injury

noun
1. wound, cut, damage, slash, trauma (Pathology), sore, gash, lesion, abrasion, laceration Four police officers sustained serious injuries in the explosion.
2. harm, suffering, damage, ill, hurt, disability, misfortune, affliction, impairment, disfigurement The two other passengers escaped serious injury.
3. wrong, abuse, offence, insult, injustice, grievance, affront, detriment, disservice She was awarded £3,500 for injury to her feelings.

injury

noun
1. The action or result of inflicting loss or pain:
2. Law. An act that is not just:
Translations
إِصَابَةٌأضْرار
zraněnípoškození
skadesår
vundo
آسیب
vamma
ozljedapovrjedarana
sérüléshátránykárosodás
cederaluka
meiîsli, áverkisár
怪我
부상
urážka
poškodba
skada
afa
ความบาดเจ็บ
vết thương

injury

[ˈɪndʒəri] n
(physical)blessure f
to sustain injuries → être victime de blessures
to sustain serious injuries → être sérieusement blessé(e)
She sustained serious injuries in the explosion → Elle a été sérieusement blessée lors de l'explosion.
to suffer injuries to one's face → souffrir de blessures au visage
to escape without injury → s'en sortir sain et sauf
to do o.s. an injury → se blesser
Careful! You'll do yourself an injury → Attention ! Tu vas te blesser. injury time
(= wrong) → tort minjury list n (SPORT)liste f des blessésinjury-prone [ˈɪndʒəriprəʊn] adjsujet(te) aux blessuresinjury time n (British)arrêts mpl de jeu

injury

nVerletzung f (→ to +gen); (fig also)Kränkung f (→ to +gen); to do somebody/oneself an injuryjdn/sich verletzen; to play injury time (Brit Sport) or injury overtime (US Sport) → nachspielen, Nachspielzeit haben; they are into injury time (Brit Sport) or injury overtime (US Sport) → das ist Nachspielzeit; injury benefit (Brit) → Unfall- or Krankengeld nt

injury

[ˈɪndʒrɪ] n (physical) → ferita, lesione f (fig) (to reputation) → danno; (to feelings) → offesa; (wrong) → torto
to escape without injury → rimanere illeso/a

injure

(ˈindʒə) verb
to harm or damage. He injured his arm when he fell; They were badly injured when the car crashed; A story like that could injure his reputation; His pride has been injured.
ˈinjured adjective
1. (also noun) (people who have been) wounded or harmed. The injured (people) were all taken to hospital after the accident.
2. (of feelings, pride etc) hurt. `Why didn't you tell me before?' he said in an injured voice.
injurious (inˈdʒuəriəs) adjective
(with to) harmful. Smoking is injurious to one's health.
ˈinjuryplural ˈinjuries noun
(an instance of) harm or damage. Badly designed chairs can cause injury to the spine; The motorcyclist received severe injuries in the crash.

injury

إِصَابَةٌ zranění skade Verletzung τραύμα lesión vamma blessure ozljeda lesione 怪我 부상 verwonding skade rana ferimento травма skada ความบาดเจ็บ yara vết thương 伤害

in·ju·ry

n. lesión, lastimadura; herida;
degloving ___herida de avulsión;
___ -freeileso-a.

injury

n (pl -ries) herida, lesión f, traumatismo; spinal cord — lesión medular, lesión de la médula espinal; sports — lesión deportiva; traumatic brain — lesión cerebral traumática
References in classic literature ?
On being removed from this perilous situation, it was discovered that he had suffered no injury but several bruises, and we are happy to add, is now doing well.
That plotter Waddington, or some of his tools, dropped a bomb where it might have done us some injury, but Professor Bumper, who was a fellow passenger, on his way to South America to look for the lost city of Pelone, calmly picked up the bomb, plucked out the fuse, and saved us from bad injuries, if not death.
Moreover he no longer loved her, because of the unconscious injury she had brought upon his home and his name.
Well go thy way: thou shalt not from this grove Till I torment thee for this injury.
The Indians had disposed their warriors in different parties at this time, and attacked the different garrisons to prevent their assisting each other, and did much injury to the distressed inhabitants.
She would speak sharply to her; then, throwing aside all the starched reserve of her ordinary manner, ask pardon, and the next instant renew the just-forgiven injury.
Hester Prynne was now fully sensible of the deep injury for which she was responsible to this unhappy man, in permitting him to lie for so many years, or, indeed, for a single moment, at the mercy of one whose purposes could not be other than malevolent.
Grose listened with dumb emotion; she forbore to ask me what this meaning might be; so that, presently, to put the thing with some coherence and with the mere aid of her presence to my own mind, I went on: "That he's an injury to the others.
The following are extracts from Chace's narrative: Every fact seemed to warrant me in concluding that it was anything but chance which directed his operations; he made two several attacks upon the ship, at a short interval between them, both of which, according to their direction, were calculated to do us the most injury, by being made ahead, and thereby combining the speed of the two objects for the shock; to effect which, the exact manoeuvres which he made were necessary.
They healed in time, and they forgot the pain, but the nice soft flap, that of course was intended to protect the delicate part of their ears from dust and injury, was gone forever.
Marija, who threatened horrid murder a hundred times a day, and would weep over the injury of a fly, seized little Sebastijonas in her arms and bid fair to smother him with kisses.
Cheerfulness and alertness seemed to return to him, and a quietness which no insult or injury could ruffle seemed to possess him.