Meaning of INJURY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪndʒəri ]

( injuries)

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


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.



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


to add insult to injury: see insult

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