Definitions for injuryˈɪn dʒə ri
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in•ju•ryˈɪn dʒə ri(n.)(pl.)-ju•ries.
harm or damage done or sustained, esp. bodily harm:
to escape without injury.
a particular form or instance of harm:
an injury to one's shoulder; an injury to one's pride.
wrong or injustice done or suffered.
Law. any violation of the rights, property, etc., of another for which damages may be sought.
Obs. injurious speech; calumny.
Origin of injury:
1350–1400; ME injurie < L injūria unlawful conduct =in-in -3+jūr-, s. of jūs right, law
injury, hurt, harm, trauma(noun)
any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
injury, accidental injury(noun)
an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
wound, injury, combat injury(noun)
a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage
wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
injury(noun)ˈɪn dʒə ri
physical harm, or the place on the body where harm occurs
They escaped the fire without injury.; His injuries were severe.
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.
To wrong, to injure.
Origin: From injurie, from iniuria, from in- + ius.
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
Injury is damage to a biological organism which can be classified on various bases.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2200
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3851
Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Nouns Frequency: #655
Translations for injury
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(an instance of) harm or damage
Badly designed chairs can cause injury to the spine; The motorcyclist received severe injuries in the crash.
- ferimentoPortuguese (BR)
- poškození; zraněníCzech
- die VerletzungGerman
- τραύμα, βλάβη, ζημιάGreek
- lésion, blessureFrench
- घाव, क्षतिHindi
- sérülés; kár(osodás)Hungarian
- meiðsli, áverkiIcelandic
- danno, feritaItalian
- 상해, 피해Korean
- sužeidimas, sužalojimasLithuanian
- ievainojums; traumaLatvian
- ژوبله ، ټپ، ( زخم ) ژوبلونهPashto
- rană, leziuneRomanian
- вред; травмаRussian
- úraz, poranenie, ublíženie; škodaSlovak
- yara, zararTurkish
- 傷害Chinese (Trad.)
- пошкодження; пораненняUkrainian
- chấn thươngVietnamese
- 伤害Chinese (Simp.)
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