Injury is defined as harm to a person or thing.(noun)
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noun pl. injuries
Origin: ME iniurie < L injuria < injurius, wrongful, unjust < in-, not + jus (gen. juris), right, justice: see just
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noun pl. in·ju·ries
Origin: Middle English injurie
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , from Latin iniūria, a wrong, injustice
Origin: , from
Origin: feminine of iniūrius, unjust
Origin: : in-, not; see in-1
Origin: + iūs, iūr-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.
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See also pain.
the process or act of pelting with stones, sometimes as a form of execution.
Anglo-Saxon Law. payment for an injury, calculated at eight times its real or estimated value.
1. any abnormal condition, either pathological or psychological, caused by wound or injury, either physical or psychological.
2. the trauma, wound, or injury itself. —traumatic, adj.
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