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[ in-juh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF injury

Synonyms for injury

  • abuse
  • bruise
  • burn
  • cramp
  • cut
  • damage
  • fracture
  • laceration
  • loss
  • scar
  • shock
  • sore
  • sprain
  • suffering
  • swelling
  • trauma
  • wound
  • abrasion
  • affliction
  • affront
  • agony
  • bad
  • bite
  • blemish
  • boo-boo
  • chop
  • deformation
  • detriment
  • discomfiture
  • disservice
  • distress
  • evil
  • gash
  • grievance
  • hemorrhage
  • ill
  • impairment
  • indignity
  • injustice
  • insult
  • lesion
  • libel
  • mischief
  • misery
  • mutilation
  • nick
  • outrage
  • pang
  • ruin
  • scratch
  • slander
  • stab
  • sting
  • twinge
  • wrong
  • ouch
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Antonyms for injury

  • help
  • praise
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • compliment
  • delight
  • flattery
  • goodness
  • happiness
  • health
  • joy
  • kindness
  • morality
  • pleasure
  • profit
  • virtue
  • aid
  • assistance
  • favor
  • good
  • right
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INJURY

Who among you ever received an injury from that kind old man?

I am sure the injury you speak of could not have happened when he was in charge.

But tell me why you think my endeavours to make you believe as I did never did you injury?

But the passengers' right of action for injury would be very limited.

I saw that he feared me and wished to make sure that I had it not in my power to do him some injury.

Is there no reward, no means of palliating the injury, and of softening your heart?

Strange as it may seem, they never offered any injury or insult to the inmates.

So it was of some injury to the foot that the Blessed Virgin cured you?

And can he use any such information when communicated to him, except to the injury of others?

You couldn't do anybody an injury to save your life, and everybody knows it.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "harm, damage, loss; a specific injury," from Anglo-French injurie "wrongful action," from Latin injuria "wrong, hurt, injustice, insult," noun use of fem. of injurius "wrongful, unjust," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + ius (genitive iuris) "right, law" (see jurist).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INJURY

abrasion

nounscraped area
  • chafe
  • injury
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • scuff
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