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Injury Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • an act that injures someone
  • an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
  • a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
  • any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc. ,
  • an accident that results in physical damage or hurt ,
  • a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat ,
  • an act that injures someone

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Injury Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Injury means a harm or hurt.

Usually an injury is when the body or a part of the body is damaged by something outside of the body. Another word for injury to a body is trauma.

Injury can be by:

Injury can be accidental or intentional. Intentional injury is when someone tries to hurt another person. (Intentional injury is also called non-accidental injury) Accidental injury is when no one means to hurt someone else. An example of accidental injury is a car wreck.



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'Injury' example sentence in quotations


* Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. - Confucius

* Justice consists in doing no injury to men decency in giving them no offense. - Marcus Tullius Cicero De Officiis

* Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. - Marcus Aurelius


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Injury Sample Sentences in News


  • Cummins an injury doubt, Faulkner nears Australia return
    Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins sustained a minor injury in the loss to New Zealand at the weekend but all-rounder James Faulkner is close to a return for the World Cup co-hosts after recovering from a side strain. Injury-prone Cummins reported a "slight side strain" after making his World Cup debut in the one-wicket loss to the Black Caps on Saturday Read more on this news related to 'Injury'
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  • COVD Recognizes March is Brain Injury Awareness Month: Missing Link to the Rehabilitation Process
    One of the biggest challenges brain injury survivors face is recovering enough to return to work or school. Brain injuries impact people from all walks and stages of life. Some recover quickly and others ... Read more on this news related to 'Injury'

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