injury

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

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injury ‎(plural injuries)

  1. damage to the body of a human or animal
    The passenger sustained a severe injury in the car accident.
  2. violation of a person, their character, feelings, 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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