What does injury mean?

Definitions for injuryˈɪn dʒə ri

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word injury.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. injury, hurt, harm, trauma(noun)

    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

  2. injury, accidental injury(noun)

    an accident that results in physical damage or hurt

  3. wound, injury, combat injury(noun)

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  4. injury(noun)

    an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage

  5. injury(noun)

    wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted

Wiktionary

  1. injury(Noun)

    Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.

  2. injury(Verb)

    To wrong, to injure.

  3. Origin: From injurie, from iniuria, from in- + ius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Injury(adj)

    any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character

Freebase

  1. Injury

    Injury is damage to a biological organism which can be classified on various bases.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. 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. inland petroleum distribution system

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2200

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3851

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Nouns Frequency: #655

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marcus Aurelius:

    Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.

  2. Confucius:

    Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.

  3. Marcus Tullius Cicero De Officiis:

    Justice consists in doing no injury to men decency in giving them no offense.

  4. William Blake:

    And because I am happy and dance and sing, They think they have done me no injury.

  5. John Stuart Mill:

    A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

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