Definition of Injury. Meaning of Injury. Synonyms of Injury

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Definition of Injury

Injury
Injury In"ju*ry, n.; pl. Injuries. [OE. injurie, L. injuria, fr. injurius injurious, wrongful, unjust; pref. in- not + jus, juris, right,law,justice: cf. F. injure. See Just, a.] Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character. For he that doeth injury shall receve that he did evil. --Wyclif(Col. iii. 25). Many times we do injury to a cause by dwelling on trifling arguments. --I. Watts. Riot ascends above their loftiest towers, And injury and outrage. --Milton. Note: Injury in morals and jurisprudence is the intentional doing of wrong. --Fleming. Syn: Harm; hurt; damage; loss; impairment; detriment; wrong; evil; injustice.

Meaning of Injury from wikipedia

- An injury is any physiological damage to the human body caused by immediate physical stress. An injury can occur intentionally or unintentionally and...
- A Lisfranc injury, also known as Lisfranc fracture, is an injury of the foot in which one or more of the metatarsal bones are displaced from the tarsus...
- "The Injury" is the twelfth episode of the second season of the American comedy television series The Office, and the show's eighteenth episode overall...
- A chest injury, also known as chest trauma, is any form of physical injury to the chest including the ribs, heart and lungs. Chest injuries account for...
- Electrical injury is a physiological reaction caused by electric current p****ing through the body. The injury depends on the density of the current, tissue...
- Narcissistic injury, also known as "narcissistic wound" or "wounded ego" are emotional traumas that overwhelm an individual's defense mechanisms and devastate...
- A stingray injury is caused by the venomous tail spines, stingers or dermal denticles of rays in the order Myliobatiformes, most significantly those belonging...
- A blast injury is a complex type of physical trauma resulting from direct or indirect exposure to an explosion. Blast injuries occur with the detonation...
- A gunshot wound (GSW) is a penetrating injury caused by a projectile (e.g. a bullet) from a gun (typically firearm or air gun). Damages may include bleeding...
- Biliary injury (bile duct injury) is the traumatic damage of the bile ducts. It is most commonly an iatrogenic complication of cholecystectomy (surgical...