What is another word for injury?

Synonyms for injury
ˈɪn dʒə ri

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. injury

    Injury (Latin in, not, and jus, juris, right, law) signifies primarily something done contrary to law or right; hence, something contrary to some standard of right or good; whatever reduces the value, utility, beauty, or desirableness of anything is an injury to that thing; of persons, whatever is so done as to operate adversely to one in his person, rights, property, or reputation is an injury; the word is especially used of whatever mars the integrity of the body or causes pain; as, when rescued from the wreck his injuries were found to be very slight. Injury is the general term including all the rest. Damage (Latin damnum, loss) is that which occasions loss to the possessor; hence, any impairment of value, often with the suggestion of fault on the part of the one causing it; damage reduces value, utility, or beauty; detriment (Latin deterere, to rub or wear away) is similar in meaning, but far milder. Detriment may affect value only; damage always affects real worth or utility; as a rule, the slightest use of an article by a purchaser operates to its detriment if again offered for sale, tho the article may have received not the slightest damage. Damage is partial; loss is properly absolute as far as it is predicated at all; the loss of a ship implies that it is gone beyond recovery; the loss of the rudder is a damage to the ship; but since the loss of a part still leaves a part, we may speak of a partial or a total loss. Evil commonly suggests suffering or sin, or both; as, the evils of poverty, the social evil. Harm is closely synonymous with injury; it may apply to body, mind, or estate, but always affects real worth, while injury may concern only estimated value. A hurt is an injury that causes pain, physical or mental; a slight hurt may be no real harm. Mischief is disarrangement, trouble, or harm usually caused by some voluntary agent, with or without injurious intent; a child's thoughtless sport may do great mischief; wrong is harm done with evil intent. An outrage combines insult and injury. Compare synonyms for BLEMISH; CRIMINAL; INJUSTICE.

    Synonyms:
    blemish, damage, detriment, disadvantage, evil, harm, hurt, impairment, injustice, loss, mischief, outrage, prejudice, wrong

    Antonyms:
    advantage, amelioration, benefit, blessing, boon, help, improvement, remedy, service, utility

    Preposition:
    The injury of the cause; an injury to the structure; injury by fire; by or from collision, interference, etc.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. injury, hurt, harm, traumanoun

    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

    Synonyms:
    hurt, wound, distress, detriment, harm, accidental injury, psychic trauma, impairment, suffering, trauma, damage, scathe, combat injury

  2. injury, accidental injurynoun

    an accident that results in physical damage or hurt

    Synonyms:
    wound, trauma, combat injury, hurt, accidental injury, harm

  3. wound, injury, combat injurynoun

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

    Synonyms:
    hurt, wound, harm, accidental injury, lesion, trauma, wounding, combat injury

  4. injurynoun

    an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage

    Synonyms:
    wound, trauma, combat injury, hurt, accidental injury, harm

  5. injurynoun

    wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted

    Synonyms:
    wound, trauma, combat injury, hurt, accidental injury, harm

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. injurynoun

    Synonyms:
    wrong, injustice

  2. injurynoun

    Synonyms:
    hurt, damage, harm, detriment, mischief, prejudice

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. injurynoun

    Synonyms:
    damage, detriment, harm, hurt, wound, impairment, mutilation, defacement, violation, lesion

    Associated words:
    vulnerable, vulnerability, invulnerable, invulnerability, inviolable, vulnific

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Injury":

    Danijel Levatic

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use injury in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Kontos:

    There is a misconception among parents that all that can be done with a concussion is rest, the fact that kids are n’t being seen by healthcare professionals trained in concussion following this injury is a problem and we need to do a better job of educating parents, coaches and kids of the benefits of seeking appropriate and timely clinical care.

  2. Mitchell Berger:

    Their own experts said the brunt of the injury, which is the key question, was on Israel, not the United States.

  3. Lorann Stallones:

    This finding has implications for public health prevention programs targeting injury reduction from preventable causes.

  4. Terry Redpath:

    To add insult to injury I have recently received emails asking if I would like to express interest in flats being marketed at 550,000 pounds, to be built almost on the exact location that my maisonette once stood.

  5. Holly Perkins:

    The fallout is strong carbohydrate cravings, lackluster results (if any results at all), quick burnout, and a drastically increased risk for injury.

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