Injure meaning

ĭnjər
To wound or cause physical harm to a living creature.
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To cause distress to; wound.

Injured their feelings.

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To damage or impair.
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To do injustice to.
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To cause distress to; wound.

Injured their feelings.

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To do physical harm or damage to; hurt.
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To offend (one's feelings, pride, etc.); wound.
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To weaken or otherwise cause a loss in value to (a business, reputation, etc.)
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To be unjust to; wrong.
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Origin of injure

  • Middle English injuren to wrong, dishonor from Old French injurier from Latin iniūriārī from iniūria a wrong injury

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary