|—n , pl -ries|
|1.||physical damage or hurt|
|2.||a specific instance of this: a leg injury|
|3.||harm done to a reputation|
|4.||law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law|
|5.||an obsolete word for insult|
|[C14: from Latin injūria injustice, wrong, from injūriōsus acting unfairly, wrongful, from |
injury in·ju·ry (ĭn'jə-rē)
Damage, harm, or loss, as from trauma.
A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss.
see add insult to injury.