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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman injurie, from Latin iniūria (injustice; wrong; offense), from in- (not) + iūs, iūris (right, law).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɪn.dʒə.ɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪn.dʒə.ɹi/
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NounEdit

injury (countable and uncountable, plural injuries)

  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 (third-person singular simple present injuries, present participle injurying, simple past and past participle injuried)

  1. (obsolete) To wrong, to injure.

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