Injury

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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


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