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One entry found for injury.
Main Entry: in·ju·ry
Pronunciation: primarystressinj-(schwa-)remacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ries
1 : an act that damages or hurts : WRONG
2 : hurt, damage, or loss received
synonyms INJURY, HARM, DAMAGE mean an act that causes loss or pain. INJURY suggests an act that results in the loss or lessening of one's rights, health, freedom, property, or success <the accident caused both physical and emotional injuries>. HARM applies to any evil that injures and often suggests suffering, pain, or bother <promised that no one would receive harm of any kind>. DAMAGE applies especially to an injury that results in a loss <the pests did much damage to the crop>.

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