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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  injury 
  n  1:  any  physical  damage  to  the  body  [syn:  {hurt},  {harm},  {trauma}] 
  2:  an  accident  that  results  in  physical  damage  or  hurt  [syn:  {accidental 
  injury}] 
  3:  a  casualty  to  military  personnel  resulting  from  combat  [syn: 
  {wound},  {combat  injury}] 
  4:  an  act  that  injures  someone 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  INJURY,  n.  An  offense  next  in  degree  of  enormity  to  a  slight. 
 
 




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