Injury

Definition of Injury

In´ju`ry
n.1.Any damage or hurt done to a person or thing; detriment to, or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.
For he that doeth injury shall receive that that he did evil.
- Wyclif(Col. iii. 25).
Many times we do injury to a cause by dwelling on trifling arguments.
- I. Watts.
Riot ascends above their loftiest towers,
And injury and outrage.
- Milton.

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