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1. injury

noun. ['ˈɪndʒɝi'] any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc..

Synonyms

  • insect bite
  • cryopathy
  • birth trauma
  • blast trauma
  • contusion
  • whiplash injury
  • ill health
  • wound
  • intravasation
  • haemorrhage
  • sting
  • electric shock
  • bleeding
  • harm
  • welt
  • burn
  • lesion
  • weal
  • bite
  • pinch
  • pull
  • whiplash
  • strain
  • penetrating trauma
  • wheal
  • unhealthiness
  • dislocation
  • bruise
  • blunt trauma
  • bump
  • rupture
  • frostbite
  • twist
  • hemorrhage
  • penetrating injury
  • wrench
  • health problem
  • trauma
  • wale
  • break
  • fracture
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • promote
  • miss
  • disentangle
  • unsnarl

Etymology

  • injurie (Anglo-Norman)
  • iniuria (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Injury

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Example sentences of the word injury


1. Noun, singular or mass
A callus is skin that becomes thicker to protect itself from injury.

Quotes containing the word injury


1. This is part of the involuntary bargain we make with the world just by being alive. We get to experiences the splendor of nature, the beauty of art, the balm of love and the sheer joy of existence, always with the knowledge that illness, injury, natural disaster, or pure evil can end it in an instant for ourselves or someone we love.
- Jeff Greenfield

2. To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace.
- Morihei Ueshiba

3. A traitor is a betrayer - one who practices injury, while professing friendship. Benedict Arnold was a traitor, solely because, while professing friendship for the American cause, he attempted to injure it. An open enemy, however criminal in other respects, is no traitor.
- Lysander Spooner

2. injury

noun. ['ˈɪndʒɝi'] an accident that results in physical damage or hurt.

Synonyms

  • accidental injury
  • concussion
  • accident

Antonyms

  • adduct
  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

Etymology

  • injurie (Anglo-Norman)
  • iniuria (Latin)

3. injury

noun. ['ˈɪndʒɝi'] wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted.

Synonyms

  • damage
  • legal injury
  • wrongful conduct
  • wrongdoing
  • misconduct
  • actus reus

Antonyms

  • wellness
  • uncoiled
  • take away
  • extinguish

Etymology

  • injurie (Anglo-Norman)
  • iniuria (Latin)

4. injury

noun. ['ˈɪndʒɝi'] a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat.

Synonyms

  • flesh wound
  • loss
  • personnel casualty
  • blighty wound
  • combat injury

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • disadvantage
  • relax
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • injurie (Anglo-Norman)
  • iniuria (Latin)

5. injury

noun. ['ˈɪndʒɝi'] an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage.

Synonyms

  • spoiling
  • wrongful conduct
  • disservice
  • spoilage
  • wrongdoing
  • ill turn
  • spoil
  • misconduct
  • actus reus

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve
  • addition
  • failure

Etymology

  • injurie (Anglo-Norman)
  • iniuria (Latin)
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