Meaning of INJURY in English

INJURY

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪndʒəri ]

( injuries)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

An injury is damage done to a person’s or an animal’s body.

Four police officers sustained serious injuries in the explosion...

The two other passengers escaped serious injury.

N-VAR

2.

If someone suffers injury to their feelings, they are badly upset by something. If they suffer injury to their reputation, their reputation is seriously harmed. ( LEGAL )

She was awarded £3,500 for injury to her feelings.

N-VAR : oft N to n

3.

to add insult to injury: see insult

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