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  • IPA(key): /inˈd͡ʒu.rja/, [in̺ʲˈd͡ʒuːr̺jä]
  • Stress: ingiùria
  • Hyphenation: in‧giu‧ria
  • Rhymes: -urja

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin iniūria.


ingiuria f (plural ingiurie)

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  1. (archaic) injury, injustice, wrong
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto XI, lines 22–24, page 167:
      D'ogne malizia, ch'odio in cielo acquista, ¶ ingiuria è 'l fine, ed ogne fin cotale ¶ o con forza o con frode altrui contrista.
      Of every malice that wins hate in Heaven, ¶ injury is the end; and all such end ¶ either by force or fraud afflicteth others.
  2. (law) offence
  3. (literary) insult, abuse, affront
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Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.



  1. third-person singular present indicative of ingiuriare
  2. second-person singular imperative of ingiuriare