injure

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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injure (third-person singular simple present injures, present participle injuring, simple past and past participle injured)

  1. (transitive) To wound or cause physical harm to a living creature.
  2. (transitive) To damage or impair.
  3. (transitive) To do injustice to.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin injuria, iniūria.

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Noun[edit]

injure f (plural injures)

  1. offense, insult

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Adjective[edit]

injūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of injūrus